Does rsync verify its writes?

Kevin Korb kmk at
Tue Jul 12 15:24:20 UTC 2022

Rsync does not verify writes.  --checksum doesn't verify anything. 
Sounds like you want a file verification tool.  The simplest would be 

On 7/12/22 02:31, Mark Filipak via rsync wrote:
> Hello. Does rsync verify its writes?
> Re, 'info rsync'.
> Maybe I just being stupid, but there's no mention of verification in the 
> 'DESCRIPTION' section, so despite the words in the 'OPTIONS' section, 
> '-c, --checksum' topic (which I may be misinterpreting), I assume rsync 
> does not verify except for the checksum directive.
> I admit that I'm paranoid. ;-) ...Please clarify.
> Regards, and Thanks,
> Mark Filipak.

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