rsync - what can it do?

bob parker bob_parker at
Thu Feb 6 00:51:03 EST 2003

On Thu, 6 Feb 2003 00:42, Max Bowsher wrote:
> 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?
> Yes.
> Transferring a file, whilst making use of bits of it that are already
> present on both sides is rsync's primary purpose.
> Max.

Thanks Max, 

I'm away for 3 weeks this morning so I'll not be able to do the job until my 


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