Rsync sends again already existing files

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Thu Jun 29 20:56:16 UTC 2023

Am 29.06.23 um 22:31 schrieb Stephane Ascoet via rsync:
> Kevin Korb <kmk at> le 29/06/2023 04:52:
>> --itemize-changes will cause rsync to tell you what it thinks is
> Hi, thank you so much! Today I used a little different way of doing it, and another computer, and the behaviour is the same. It seems that the reason is a different timestamp. So the whole file is replaced just for this? I've always read that Rsync was using an advanced checksum mecanism instead of timestamps-only?

Are you so sure rsync actually copies the file? It should correct the timestamp and tell you it did.
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