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The cmp module

(Obsolete, only in 1.5.2). This module contains a function to compare two files.

Example: Using the cmp module
# File: cmp-example-1.py

import cmp

if cmp.cmp("samples/sample.au", "samples/sample.wav"):
    print "files are identical"
    print "files differ!"

files differ!

In Python 2.0 and later, this module has been replaced by the filecmp module.