cksum giving inconsistent results on network drive

Erik Soderquist
Tue Mar 22 00:37:00 GMT 2016

On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 8:28 PM, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Erik Soderquist!
>> My first suspicion is that there is very little you can do from the
>> cygwin side outside of something like doing 5 consecutive tests and
>> take the most consistent result.
> Since SMB (especially in stone-age implementations) uses TCP, I would expect
> data transfer to be free of errors of such nature.

I _expect_ it too, but that has not been my experience.  TCP will
happily carry wrong data as long as the TCP packet itself seems

-- Erik

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