Compare ignoring the size AND file suffix: (not/) compressed files in a directory tree

Matt McCutchen hashproduct+rsync at
Tue Jun 13 15:16:41 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-13 at 12:49 +0200, Francois Collard wrote:
> So, trying to automatically r'synchronize trees that can contain gzip
> files on one side
> I should find a way to a filter on .gz extenssion in name
>  and use only date comparison (size nor content comparison). As .gz
> files keep original dates.

Rsync's experimental filter patch adds options to send file data through
a filter program on the source or destination.  You might be able to use
it.  It also offers the -T, --time-only quick check behavior you want.


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