[Unison-hackers] [unison-svn] r210 - trunk/src

Seth Teller teller at csail.mit.edu
Tue Mar 20 09:43:36 EDT 2007

thanks.  would this occur if the remote file system is AFS ?

Jerome Vouillon wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 08:17:50AM -0400, Seth Teller wrote:
>> the client is windows XP; the server is linux.
>> fastcheck is set to true.
>> are you suggesting that fastcheck is disabled, even
>> though i've enabled it as an option?
> It is possible that it is not working properly.  You can check this by
> running Unison with the "-debug update+" option.  You will get the
> following line each time fastcheck fails:
>     [server: update+]   Double-check possibly updated file
> The reason could be that the filesystem on the server does not
> associate a fixed inode number to each file.  Then, you will have
> lines such as the following with inode numbers that do not match
> (here, 242105 vs 246101).
>     [server: update] checkContentsChange: stamp is inode (242105) / archStamp is inode (242105) / info.inode (246101)
> If this is indeed you problem, a workaround is to use the "pretendwin"
> option, which tell unison to ignore the inode number.
> -- Jerome
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