Getting nowhere syncing a download

Max Bowsher maxb at
Fri Mar 7 03:47:51 EST 2003

bob parker wrote:
> Ok, here it is.
> bob at debian:~/archive/knoppix$ rsync -vv
> rsync://
> KNOPPIX_V3.1-2003-01-20-EN.iso
> opening tcp connection to port 873
> KNOPPIX_V3.1-2003-01-20-EN.iso is uptodate
> wrote 102 bytes  read 85 bytes  41.56 bytes/sec
> total size is 732921856  speedup is 3919368.21
> And the md5sum check
> bob at debian:~/archive/knoppix$ md5sum -c
> KNOPPIX_V3.1-2003-01-20-EN.iso.md5 md5sum: MD5 check failed for
> 'KNOPPIX_V3.1-2003-01-20-EN.iso' 
> I downloaded the md5sum again just to be sure but it still fails.

Curious. I wonder why rsync thinks the file is up to date.

Maybe the -I or -c options would make it look more carefully.


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