Equality of attributes of two files

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at Sun.COM
Sun Jul 20 07:18:00 PDT 2008

Mark Thornton wrote:
> I'm not sure that you would often want to compare ALL attributes. Last 
> access time and perhaps link count are two that you would normally not 
> want included in the comparison.
Right, and another one that wouldn't make sense to include is the file 
key, if available, as that identifies the file (so two different files 
couldn't have equal keys).


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