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Bug 52 – Use file hash as criterion for synchronization

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: Use file hash as criterion for synchronization
: Core
: Unspecified
: Unspecified
: Enhancement
: Low
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: NEW
: 10 Vote for this bug
Description
2008-01-07 16:53
https://winscp.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4338

(once there is considerable support for that on servers)
Comment #1
2008-05-23 14:59
Alternative is to download remote file to temporary location and calculate hash locally. This would make sense only if download is considerably faster than upload. Otherwise it would be faster to simply transfer whole tree instead of using synchronization.

However obviously this is much harder to implement (efficiently) than remote-side hashing.

https://winscp.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5626
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