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PHP Duplicate File Remover: Remove files that exist more than once in a folder

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This class can remove files that exist more than once in a folder.

It provides a function that can traverse a given directory recursively to check if it contains the same contents by comparing the SHA1 hash value of the contents of each file that it finds.

The class removes the finds that appear more than once.

It can also remove all files at once using another function.

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Some applications need to store information in many files that take a lot of disk space.

Sometimes files are saved twice or copied to a different directory, which takes needless space.

This package provides a solution for this problem by finding and removing duplicate files inside a folder.

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Example

<?php

use Amantosh\DuplicateFileRemover as Remove;

require
"class.duplicateFileRemover.php";

$sample_path = "path/to/a/folder/";


$ins = new Remove($sample_path);

$ins->start_process();


Details

DuplicateFileRemover

Removing duplicate files on server using PHP

Purpose

There are sometimes when we have duplicates files on our systems either through multiple uploads which are taking up space. This tool can help you remove them and leave out one.


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