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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] rdiff-backup changes .gz files

From: Patrick Nagel
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] rdiff-backup changes .gz files
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 08:15:08 +0800
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Arno Wagner <address@hidden> wrote:
>I found a bit more time and found also some .pm files
>with the same issue. Looking into the files though,
>I have a suspicion, namely that for some reason these
>files were changed by a Debian update, that then did 
>set the same original metadata after installing new 
>files. The suspicion comes from the differences being date
>format changes only, no corruption at all.
>So new question: Is there a way to make rdiff-backup
>actually do a checksum comparison for exisitng files in
>order to determine what to backup? I know, that would
>be significantly slower, but as least on Debian system
>partitions, a metadata comparison is obviously not 
>enough. As a substitute, can I force rdiff-backup
>to backup specific files even if the metadata
>is the same? 

Last time we talked about this is just a few weeks back:
The context was a bit different, but same problem.

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