rsync based on checksum only

Yan Seiner yan at
Thu Jul 5 10:26:05 MDT 2012

Is it possible to tell rsync *not* to use file names, date stamps, etc and
only use the checksum for deciding if a file is the same?

the remote machine "normalizes" a set of file names to remove all
punctuation marks and forces all file names to lower case.  The files
themselves are unchanged.

--checksum looks promising but it does not say anything about file names:

-c, --checksum              Skip based on checksum, not mod-time & size

Can this be done?

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