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FastDup

FastDup is a tool to find identical files within directory trees, with a focus on the ability to scan very large trees and files in reasonable amounts of time. The use of clever techniques and optimizations to avoid comparisons allows fastdup to significantly outperform many existing solutions, and has a benefit of being entirely I/O bound (insignificant CPU usage). It is released under a modified BSD license, allowing all use, redistribution, and modification for non-commercial purposes.

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  •  22 Oct 2008 05:50

    Release Notes: This release adds a progress display while comparing files and an option to filter the files included in scanning by file size. Several minor bugs have been resolved, including a compilation error on GCC 4.3 and several minor memory leaks. The license has been changed to the GPLv3.

    •  14 Oct 2008 05:17

      Release Notes: This release includes vast improvements in memory usage, especially when scanning large numbers of files, and more informative and active output. Numerous internal changes were also made with the aim of cleanliness and future expandability.

      •  14 Sep 2008 04:23

        No changes have been submitted for this release.

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