rsync transmits unchanged data

Wayne Davison wayned at
Thu Jul 28 09:56:50 GMT 2005

On Thu, Jul 28, 2005 at 10:55:25AM +0200, Martin Kammerlander wrote:
> But the problem is that those file are 100% NOT new...

For that output to occur, they must be.  Did you check rsync's earlier
output to see if the --delete option might have deleted the files before
rsync (re-)transferred them?  That might happen if something changes the
case of the filenames (such as a filesystem that is mounted to lower-
case all filenames, or a DOS-oriented filesystem that turns any name
that is all-upper-case into lower-case).  I've also seen a weird delete
interaction in a rare circumstance using rsync 2.6.4 which was fixed in
2.6.5.  Also, make sure that you're looking in exactly the right
destination dir -- sometimes its easy to be looking at the wrong spot.


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