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Re: rsync - file size differences

On Mon, 13 Sep 2004, Henry S. Thompson wrote:

> "Ryan Brothers" <> writes:
> > I'm running into an issue using rsync-2.6.2-2 on cygwin on Win2k SP4 where
> > after I rsync a directory, the binary files rsync'ed have a different size
> > and thus are corrupt if I try to open them in the program they were created
> > in (pdf's, jpg's, etc) - text files remain identical.
> . . .
> > Also, using rsync-2.6.2-1 gives identical files regardless of the text file
> > option selected - this problem just started for me after upgrading to
> > rsync-2.6.2-2.
> This sounds like the same problem I reported last week, where recently
> on text-mount volumes rsync can't recognise its own results.
> The only change from 2.6.2-1 to 2.6.2-2 was 'a SECURITY FIX', seems
> unlikely to provoke a problem in this area . . .

...unless 2.6.2-2 was compiled/built differently (e.g., with different
libraries, on a different machine, etc).  That was a WAG, BTW.
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