Renamed files and directories

N.J. van der Horn (Nico) nico at
Sun Mar 1 17:24:55 GMT 2009

Jamie Lokier schreef:
> David Howe wrote:
>> Jamie Lokier wrote:
>> I am less worried about individual file renames and/or "missing" the
>> opportunity to diff a large file that has been both moved and updated,
>> than having to resync multiple gigs of stuff over a slow link, because
>> some user renamed a directory.
> An approximate match of renamed directories may be possible without
> even statting all the files.  Just look for a similar name tree.  If
> it finds a good match, then it can do the more expensive finer-grained
> checks.
> -- Jamie
On forehand you cant predict where the files are moved, so I think a DB 
is a necessity.
(holding more characteristics than timestamp and size, especially 
signatures like checksum)

Regards, Nico

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