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Compare two std multimaps for same element

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Is there a quick and dirty way to compare two std::multimap to find an identical element?
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>> to find an identical element?

Do you mean any identical element ? Or a specific one ?

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I'm storing a map of directories and the files underneath them.
So if I have a map that contains [0] - "Files", "readme.txt"
and I have another map that contains the same item, I want to be able to find this out, so I know if the src directory and destination directory, files, etc are going to be the same and alert the user before copying files over.

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But yeah any identical element will do.
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