eric at analyticinnovations.com
Wed May 10 14:42:32 GMT 2006
I'm trying to understand an aspect of "--whole-file" behavior.
During a "--whole-file" induced file transfer, is a whole
file checksum performed?
The man page states that *rsync* verifies each transferred file:
Note that rsync always verifies that each transferred file
was correctly reconstructed on the receiving side by checking
its whole-file checksum.
I also read that the *rsync algorithm* is not used when using
the "--whole-file" option:
With this option the incremental rsync algorithm is not used and
the whole file is sent as-is instead.
I realize that rsync!=rsync algorithm, but I just want to be
clear as to whether a whole file check sum is performed during
a "--whole-file" transfer.
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