Ben Johnson wrote:
> Basically I want to generate an md5 hash from considerably large files 
> to determine if they are exactly the same. Is there a better way to do 
> this besides comparing md5 hashes?
> 
> Thanks for your help.

I neglected to include some neccessary details, sorry about that. 
Basically the reason I want to do this is so I can store the md5 in the 
database and determine if I have come across this file before. So when I 
receive the file again I can md5 it, query my db, and if its in my db I 
know I've come across this file before.

Thanks for your help.

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