Re: Suggestion for file type detection approach

Quoted by a gathering of circus worms
For `Xavier Bestel <xavier bestel free fr>' 
On Wednesday, 14 January 2004 (10:07):

> Le mar 13/01/2004 à 23:11, Pedro M. a écrit :
> > > The problem is that you need a correct answer to the question "did
> > > this file change since last time?". And there is no way to get that
> > > without reading the file, as far as I know.
> > 
> > Or something similar to md5 checksum
> That's silly: imagine recomputing the md5sums of a folder containing 30G
> of video data (I have one of those). Unconditionally re-sniffing the
> files would be 100000 times faster, at least.

	And what about mtime?


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