Python bindings for ssdeep
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pydeep

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Python/C bindings for the ssdeep library at http://ssdeep.sourceforge.net:

  • hash_buf / hash_bytes - returns the ssdeep hash for a given buffer
  • hash_file - returns the ssdeep hash for filepath
  • compare - returns the % match between 2 hashes
import pydeep
pydeep.hash_buf('somedata')
pydeep.hash_file('/path/to/file')
pydeep.compare('hash1','hash2')

Releases

  • For Python 2.5 and older, use the 0.4 release
  • For Python 2.6+ and Python 3.3+, use the master branch

Tested On

  • OSX 10.10 - x86_64
  • OSX 10.9 - x86_64
  • OSX 10.8 - x86_64
  • OSX 10.7 - x86_64, i386
  • CentOS 5 - x86_64, i386
  • Debian 7 - x86_64

Tested Against

  • ssdeep-2.13
  • ssdeep-2.11.1
  • ssdeep-2.10
  • ssdeep-2.9
  • ssdeep-2.8

Requires

  • Python 2.6 or later

Known Issues

  • ssdeep-2.11 is known to have issues. A workround is available.
  • ssdeep-2.10 should be avoided. There is a bug in the signature generation code.