log-checksum-diff [Re: CVS update: rsync/patches]
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Sun Sep 2 15:22:41 GMT 2007
On 9/2/07, Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org> committed:
> A slightly changed version of Matt's %C (checksum) logging patch.
Cool! However, I'm not sure you need the special check to change a
checksum that is genuinely all zeros to all ones. The risk of rsync
ignoring a read error because the checksum was all zeros is no greater
than the risk of rsync falsely concluding that a file was correctly
reconstructed due to a checksum collision. Furthermore, files that
checksum to all zeros will inevitably confuse the user's determination
of whether the logged checksum is a bad one.
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