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Quickly check if Magento core files are modified

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Often times clients that are already running Magento are not aware that their core Magento files have been modified.

Desecrating Magento core files is punishable by death. So here is a little tip on how to quickly scan the core and see if someone needs to be hanged publicly or not:

diff -qrbB default_sacred_core_folder clients_core_folder


To explain the options lets take a look at man pages:

-q, –brief
report only when files differ

-r, –recursive
recursively compare any subdirectories found

-b, –ignore-space-change
ignore changes in the amount of white space

-B, –ignore-blank-lines
ignore changes whose lines are all blank

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