Disabling "quick check"
clint.olsen at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 06:08:47 UTC 2015
What about -c? It seems I'm getting a lot of spurious file transfer
candidates when using:
-avvznIi --no-o --no-g --no-p
It's showing transfers (receive) for many files I know haven't been
On Tue, Oct 27, 2015 at 7:53 PM, Kevin Korb <kmk at sanitarium.net> wrote:
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> That is correct. Rsync will re-copy (delta xfer unless --wholefile)
> all the files. You can always --dry-run if you aren't sure.
> On 10/27/2015 10:07 PM, Clint Olsen wrote:
> > Hi:
> > I've been using rsync to create backups for a few years. A few
> > months ago I started experiencing sector errors. I ended up
> > replacing the drive and copying the drive data. It turns out that
> > due to the default behavior of rsync "quick check", some of the
> > files were modified without altering the modification time or size,
> > so these files are still clean in the backup. I would like to
> > recover these files, but I need to defeat the quick check in order
> > to do this. It looks like using:
> > -I, --ignore-times don't skip files that match size and
> > time
> > will work. I just want to confirm that this covers it. The
> > long-form of the switch doesn't mention size, so I was concerned
> > this was the right way to accomplish this. If there are any other
> > switches that would be useful in the context of potentially corrupt
> > files, please feel free to chime in...
> > Thanks,
> > -Clint
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