Summary

Rapidly find common code segments in large source trees.

comparator and filterator are a pair of programs for identifying common or closely matching segments in source trees. They are fast enough to give near-instant results even on trees running to millions of lines each.

Resources


NEWSproject news
COPYINGproject license
comparator-2.12.tar.gzgzipped source tarball
READMEroadmap file
comparator.htmlHTML rendering of comparator.1

The project repository is at https://gitlab.com/esr/comparator.

Project statistics are available at OpenHub.

If you appreciate this code (and especially if you make money by using it) please support me on Patreon.

Recent Changes

  Housekeeping release: rehost st GitLab, change to BSD 2-clause license.

Supporters

This work is funded by...

My Bronze supporters on Patreon: Martin Hohenberg, Jae Yang, Daniel Garber, Kyle Burkholder, Mike Nichols, Mark Ping, Tom Taylor, Arnold F. Williams, George Brower, Michael Nygard, Brendan Long, Sven Dowideit, Dave Witten, Jonathan Cast, James Cronin, David L. Jessup, Christopher Chang, Killer Delicious, Jacob Lyles, Neil Anuskiewicz, Mordant, Clemens Ladisch, Wojciech Woytniak, Masa Bando, John Carmack, Xingyu Wang, Jane Tang, Steven Evans, Jan Roudaut, Hsueh Sung, Ken LaCrosse, taishi28012, John Simpson, Jerod Tufte, Paul Abbott, Stan Witherspoon, Donald Greer, Gratiela Chergu, Michael Ciagala, Dale Carstensen, Chip Davis.

My Institutional supporters on Patreon: Jason Azze and the DEVOPS team at his $DAYJOB, Mark Atwood, Christoph Happle.

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