DO NOT REPLY [Bug 7380] New: rsync not backing up certain binaries

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Wed Apr 21 11:08:11 MDT 2010

           Summary: rsync not backing up certain binaries
           Product: rsync
           Version: 2.5.7
          Platform: x86
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: major
          Priority: P3
         Component: core
        AssignedTo: wayned at
        ReportedBy: enslaver at
         QAContact: rsync-qa at

I am rsyncing directories from one system to the other for nightly backups, I
have noticed it refuses to copy some binaries even though they have different
sizes, dates and checksum, i even tried with the -c option. The file "runcbl"
is the one that is different.

Here is what is happening:
[root at inqdbvm RWzzz]# /usr/bin/rsync -aucvx --rsh="ssh" --delete aries3:/RWzzz
root at aries3's password: 
receiving file list ... done
wrote 56072 bytes  read 218126 bytes  4853.06 bytes/sec
total size is 2212191051  speedup is 8067.86

[root at inqdbvm RWzzz]# ls -la /Backup/aries3/RWzzz/runcbl
-rwxrwxrwx    1 root     root      1647880 Oct 15  2008

[root at aries3 RWzzz]# ls -la /RWzzz/runcbl
-rwxrwxrwx    1 root     root      2205724 Jul 21  2008 /RWzzz/runcbl

[root at inqdbvm RWzzz]# file runcbl
runcbl: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux
2.2.5, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), stripped

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