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PHP Compare Directories: Compare files in two directories and find changes

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Name: Larry Wakeman is available for providing paid consulting. Contact Larry Wakeman .
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This class can compare files in two directories and find changes.

It traverse two given directories to retrieve the lists of files.

The class can determine which files were added, removed or changed.

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This class has been very useful for me in two instances, the first is
to determine filed that have been modified by comparing a sites files
to distribution files and the second is to locate infections on a site
by comparing the site files to a saved copy of a site. I save copies
of all sites i work on.

To use:
	initialize the class:
	    include ('compare.class.php');		// Load the class
	    $cmp = new compare();				// Initialize the class
	set up the source and update(pristine) directories:    
	    $cmp->set_source($dir.'\Source');	// Directory where Source files are
	    $cmp->set_update($dir.'\Update');	// Directory where pristeen files are
	do the compare:
	    $cmp->do_compare();					// Do the compare
	and get the reults:
	    $removed = $cmp->get_removed();		// Get the results
	    $added = $cmp->get_added();			// ...
	    $changed = $cmp->get_changed();		// ...
	    
It is up to you to format the results.

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Name: PHP Compare Directories
Base name: compare-directories
Description: Compare files in two directories and find changes
Version: 1.0.0
PHP version: 5.3
License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
All time users: 691 users
All time rank: 4568
Week users: 2 users
Week rank: 395 Up
 
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Some sites that are victims of security attacks often have their files changed.

This class provides a solution to detect if site files were changed by comparing the site directory with another directory where a copy of the site files is stored.

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