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Re: re[2]: [rdiff-backup-users] Weird FAT/NTFS timestamps

From: Ben Escoto
Subject: Re: re[2]: [rdiff-backup-users] Weird FAT/NTFS timestamps
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2003 17:01:42 -0800

>>>>> "GF" == Greg Freemyer <address@hidden>
>>>>> wrote the following on Thu, 3 Apr 2003 16:17:39 -0500

  GF> The bug causes the cygwin lstat time returned during normal time
  GF> and during DST are different.  (They vary by 3600 secs.)
  GF> Rsync sees this change in lstat values as a file update and
  GF> transfers 100% of the files on the first run after a DST change.

  GF> Would rdiff-backup also do this, or does it exclusively use
  GF> block level checksums?

Yes, I suppose rdiff-backup would react the same way.  (But note that
it wouldn't transfer 100% of all the files, it would just transmit
checksum information about 100% of the files.  Still, this could take
a long time depending on the circumstances.)

Ben Escoto

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