Checksum filter rule

Matthias Schniedermeyer ms at
Sun Jul 29 03:36:39 MDT 2012

On 29.07.2012 11:19, teramide wrote:
> Well, I wanted to keep the old timestamps so that the encrypted
> volume looks like a file that's never used (this is the reason why
> Truecrypt does this). But I guess there's a tradeoff to be made
> here, so I will implement it the way you suggested.

You don't necessarily need to touch the source-files!
Touching the backup-files achieves the same thing.

> >>I'm using rsync to make backups. In my dataset, however, there
> >>are a few encrypted Truecrypt volumes. When these files are
> >>modified, the content changes but the timestamps are not
> >>updated. Thus, rsync will not sync these files by default. I
> >>would like to keep the behavior of Truecrypt and have rsync
> >>update the files correctly.
> >
> >Why not change the date before running rsync? Unix has the "touch"
> >command. I don't think windows has a utility to do that, but a
> >google search for "change file date windows command line" turned
> >up some likely options.

Bis denn

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bad a concept in Text Editors as it is in women. No, the Real Programmer
wants a "you asked for it, you got it" text editor -- complicated, 
cryptic, powerful, unforgiving, dangerous.

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