rsync - what can it do?

Max Bowsher maxb at
Thu Feb 6 00:42:48 EST 2003

bob parker wrote:
> Actually in this instance there is no hierarchy, it is just one flat
> 700 meg iso. So my question is can rsync sort out out which parts of
> it have errors and just download the corrupted parts of it?


Transferring a file, whilst making use of bits of it that are already
present on both sides is rsync's primary purpose.


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