Need to verify if a data transfer went well, after copying data from a suspect source? verify might help.


Wed Nov 17: Added a -p flag that makes verify ignore file owner, group and permissions. Only the file size is compared, and if the lengths are equal, then an md5 is computed and compared.

Note: Because verify uses md5, it is not well-suited to checking files for cryptographic purposes, but should be reasonable for other forms of data integrity checks.

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