On Sun 23-Nov-08 10:38pm -0600, deleyd wrote:
.> I need a working example of how to use @COMPARE. I can not
.> decipher the cryptic syntax. Then wrap it in an IF statement
.> so I see the structure.
.> Say I have files *test1.exe* and *test2.exe*, and I want to
.> print out a message if they match or not.
The function @compare returns true if the contents of two files
are the same - the time stamps can be different.
Here's your example:
if %@compare[test1.exe,test2.exe] == 1 (echo Equ) else (echo Neq)
Of course, if you want it to be more robust, create a batch file.
Below is a batch file called compare.btm:
iff "x%1" == "x" .or. "x%2" == "x" then
echo Usage: compare file1 file2
elseiff %@index[%1,ftp:] != -1 .and. %@index[%2,ftp:] != -1 then
echo Both files may not be FTP files
elseiff not isfile "%1" then
echo "%1" isn't a file!
if not isfile "%2" echo "%2" isn't a file!
elseiff not isfile "%2" then
echo "%2" isn't a file!
elseiff %@compare[%1,%2] eq 1 then
echo They match!
echo They do not match.
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