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WebDAV Plugin compare by content

Post by *Unused » 2019-01-28, 08:42 UTC

Sometimes i have to compare directory content between a local and a remote folder. This fails with WebDAV plugin 2.9. I see only a question-mark. However, if i compare that files with WinMerge i see that both files have different content. Since not all WebDAV Servers support it to preserve the timestamp, the timestamp is not a usable compare parameter in that case.

Could you please support for compare the content in that plugin please?

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Re: WebDAV Plugin compare by content

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-01-28, 15:01 UTC

Total Commander would have to download all the files just to compare them. With FTP, I use functions to get a checksum (if available) and compare it with the checksum of the local file. WebDAV doesn't have that in the standard. Some servers may return a checksum in the HTTP header. Also owncloud supports oc:checksum in the file listing. But there is no fixed standard.
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Re: WebDAV Plugin compare by content

Post by *Unused » 2019-02-06, 07:20 UTC

I understand. Is the checksum available, when i use instead SFTP (SCP)?

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Re: WebDAV Plugin compare by content

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-02-07, 10:57 UTC

Yes, if the shell supports one of the following commands:
md5sum
sha1sum
sha256sum
sha512sum

If not, you need to install it.
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