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Re: [opensuse] Dreamhost ?
  • From: David Brodbeck <gull@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 16:04:21 -0700
  • Message-id: <46006875.20402@xxxxxxx>
Greg Freemyer wrote:
> --size-only also seems like a bad idea.  They don't say why they
> recommend it.

Probably speed.  If you use --size-only rsync only has to check the size
of each file; it doesn't have to checksum them to see which ones have
changed.

As you say, probably a bad idea.  It's not hard to think of scenarios
where you could edit a file and end up with the same size.

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