important caveat with Rsync on NT and dayligt savings time

wolfe-mcse at wolfe-mcse at
Tue Oct 29 22:24:00 EST 2002


I have a printout of the manpage, and the -t states to transfer the
modificaiton time along with the file.  This is to place the same modication
time on the file when it is transferred, rather than the current time.

The easiest way to get around this issue is to use the -c or --checksum
option.  This instructs rsync to EXPLICITLY check the checksum against both,
and if they are the same, teh file is skipped.  Note, this DOES increase the
transfer time, as the 128-bit MD4 checksum is used.


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