cksum entire dir??
kline at thought.org
Wed Sep 12 20:36:27 UTC 2012
On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 09:12:58AM +0200, Jonathan McKeown wrote:
> On Wednesday 12 September 2012 08:31:45 Matthew Seaman wrote:
> > On 12/09/2012 00:14, Polytropon wrote:
> > > % cksum <directory>
> > That will give you a checksum on the directory inode -- file names and
> > associated metadata only, not file content.
> > Generally I find the best test for differences between old and new
> > copies of a filesystem is 'rsync -avx -n ...'
> Wouldn't suitable applications of mtree(8) also do what's wanted?
how, with mtree, could I tell whether dir1 == dir2 or not?
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