"state timesize" not working as expected

Joe Orton joe at manyfish.co.uk
Mon Oct 19 14:57:32 EDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 03:05:56PM +0200, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> * (19-Oct-09 14:55 +0200), Joe Orton
> > When you do a --fetch in timesize mode, sitecopy will disregard all of 
> > the mtimes of the remote files, because these cannot be used to 
> > determine whether the local files are different to the remote files.  
> > The mtime of the file on the server will always normally be different to 
> > the local mtime - it will be the time at which the update has performed.
> Hm, I don't fully understand that. Does that mean that "sitecopy in
> pull mode" will not work with "timesize" because this is a design
> limitation?

Yes - unless you enable safe mode, as I mentioned before.

Regards, Joe

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