Re: Source code comparison tools

Derek M Jones <derek@knosof.co.uk>
22 Jan 2005 18:26:17 -0500

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From: Derek M Jones <derek@knosof.co.uk>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 22 Jan 2005 18:26:17 -0500
Organization: Knowledge Software
References: 05-01-065
Keywords: tools

John,


> I'm working on a project where I'm trying to understand how a program
> evolved. I have a bunch of snapshots of the C source code to work from.


Sounds like an inverse plagiarism detection problem.


I have found Simian to be very good.


http://www.redhillconsulting.com.au/products/simian/


or you could modify the following open source project


http://www.catb.org/~esr/comparator/


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