Rara data corruption with --sparse

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Mon Sep 16 17:53:27 CEST 2013

On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 12:58 PM, David Taylor <davidt-rsync at yadt.co.uk>wrote:

> On the next call to write_sparse() buf will correctly be set to the next
> byte to be written, but sparse_seek will be non-zero and a spurious hole
> will be created in the file.
> A simple fix is to add 'sparse_seek = 0;' before 'return l1+ret;'.

Yes, indeed.  Thanks for pointing that out!  I'm committing that fix for
the imminent release of 3.1.0.

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