rsync fails to retrieve file (if local file is incorrect)
Norbert van Bolhuis
nvbolhuis at aimvalley.nl
Wed Nov 10 00:35:05 MST 2010
nvbolhuis at aimvalley.nl wrote:
> I'm using rsync on an embedded powerpc platform
> with flash filesystem.
> Because of a power-cycle a local file got corrupted.
> This file is /flashfs/isd1, it has the correct size but
> wrong MD5SUM (cd5...).
> Using rsync to retrieve the right file (from a remote machine)
> If I delete the file first, it works (see below).
> How is this possible ?
ok, so I'm learning about rsync (options) every day.
from the man-page
"Normally rsync will not transfer any files that are already the same size and have the same modification time-stamp"
sorry for the noise.
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