Hallo allemaal, I have a lot of CD's filled with images and I'm sure that I have more then one copy of a lot of files. But finding files is a problem as well. Having a database could simplify things. So my first question: is there a program available that enables you to read floppies/images and to store the information about programs, headers, sizes etc. in a database? Anyway, during the trip to Marko and Anders, Patryk took some time to chase girls, eh... I mean to photograph intersting objects like old castles and cathedrals. I took that time to create a small program in Delhi on my laptop. It enables you to store databases (for example one for D64 images, one for D71 images etc.), names of the carrier (Harddisk-C, CD0034, etc.) and the starting directory (J:\, C:\Commodore-CDs, etc.). During the search I calculate the MD5 of the image and the MD5 of the individual files. I store the name of the database, carrier, directory, name of the image, its MD5, the header, the name of the PRG/USR/etc. and its MD5. Why the MD5? The MD5 enables you to find out if two files are the same, even if they have a different name. I can search for D64's, D71's, D80's and D82's. As you can see D81 is missing because I haven't found out yet how directories exactly work. The results can be stored in Comma-Seperated-Value files that can be imported by a spreadsheet like Excel or OpenOffice. These programs can sort the data in any way you want and saves me the trouble to program this feature :) So far I only create a list with available images and a list with available files. As said, the program is written in Delphi, which means Windows. I know there is a Linux-equivalent, Kylix, but haven't any idea about portability. Is there any interest for such a program? If so, any ideas, suggestions or whatever to enhance it? -- ___ / __|__ / / |_/ Groetjes, Ruud \ \__|_\ \___| URL: Ruud.C64.org De informatie in dit e-mailbericht is vertrouwelijk en uitsluitend bestemd voor de geadresseerde. Wanneer u dit bericht per abuis ontvangt, verzoeken wij u contact op te nemen met de afzender per kerende e-mail. Verder verzoeken wij u in dat geval dit e-mailbericht te vernietigen en de inhoud ervan aan niemand openbaar te maken. Wij aanvaarden geen aansprakelijkheid voor onjuiste, onvolledige dan wel ontijdige overbrenging van de inhoud van een verzonden e-mailbericht, noch voor daarbij overgebrachte virussen. APG Algemene Pensioen Groep NV is gevestigd te Heerlen en is ingeschreven in het handelsregister van de Kamer van Koophandel Limburg onder nummer 14099617 The information contained in this e-mail is confidential and may be privileged. It may be read, copied and used only by the intended recipient. If you have received it in error, please contact the sender immediately by return e-mail; please delete in this case the e-mail and do not disclose it's contents to any person. We don't accept liability for any errors, omissions, delays of receipt or viruses in the contents of this message which arise as a result of e-mail transmission. APG Algemene Pensioen Groep NV is registered in the trade register of the Chamber of Commerce Limburg, The Netherlands, registration number: 14099617 Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2009-09-16 09:00:05
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