compare a directory with itself -- differences found

Henri Shustak henri.shustak at
Thu Sep 2 17:08:22 MDT 2010

> well, when I tell rsync to compare my home directory with itself, it reports many differences.
> I'm using rsync  version 3.0.7 protocol version 30.
> I was hoping to use it to verify my backup.

What kind of differences are reported. 

Also are you using the the --check-sum option for verification based upon file check sums of files rather than the modification times?

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