"intelligent" rsync scripts?

Eberhard Moenkeberg emoenke at gwdg.de
Wed Oct 26 19:07:51 GMT 2005


On Wed, 26 Oct 2005, Chris Shoemaker wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2005 at 08:12:30PM +0200, Eberhard Moenkeberg wrote:

>> The first pass of "rename-without-modification" could even be much easier:
>> size and timestamp should match.
> Eeek.  That's a bit too risky for my tastes.
> I'd be comfortable with "Size && timestamp && (checksum || filename)"
> but not just "Size && timestamp".

Surely. But this first pass would reduce the necessity for the 
checksumming pass a lot.
And the checksumming pass can stop on the first mismatch.

Cheers -e
Eberhard Moenkeberg (emoenke at gwdg.de, em at kki.org)

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