[svlug] Tools for finding similarities in source code

Karsten M. Self kmself at ix.netcom.com
Thu Oct 30 13:39:49 PST 2003


on Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 10:12:35AM -0800, Tim (tim at tetro.net) wrote:
> I'm looking for a tool to search for similarities between two different
> source code directories.
> 
> I googled a bit and only came up with the following:
> 
> "Tools to Assist Detecting Plagiarism":
> http://www.dcs.warwick.ac.uk/ltsn-ics/resources/plagiarism/tools/source.html
> 
> Unfortunately none of the tools listed support PHP.  I was wondering if
> anyone here has any links to any other such tools, even if they don't
> support PHP, it would be nice to collect a list.

Eric Raymond has created a software tool to do this specifically.  GIYF.

Peace.

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