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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: Copy-Task
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2006 15:54:40 GMT
Stephen McConnell wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Steve Loughran [] 
>> -you can use the <different> selector to do byte for byte 
>> comparisons of files. But that pulls all the remote data down 
>> and can clog a network
> Would an MD5 comparison be sufficient?

you probably don't even need a hash that strong. But you do need to 
cache the hash somewhere, because if you have to calculate it on demand, 
then you have just done the data copy that you wanted to avoid...

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