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Re: rsync - file size differences

Christopher Faylor <> writes:

> On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 03:44:47PM +0100, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
>>Igor Pechtchanski <> writes:
>>> 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 . . .  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.
>>Indeed, so I tried rebuilding 2.6.3 locally, same problem :-(
> It seems as though rsync should probably be linked with
> /usr/lib/binmode.o .
> cgf

That did indeed fix (my version of) the problem.

As usual, you rock.


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