compare two directories integrity after copy

Mazen A. lists at
Sat Sep 24 21:40:25 UTC 2011

On 11-09-24 01:10 PM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 24 September 2011 21:06, Mazen A.<lists at>  wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have copied a rather large directory from one external usb disk to another
>> using rsync. I chose to not go with the checksum check option because it
>> will take a long time (256GB of data). Is there any known way I can make
>> sure that everything was copied correctly after the fact?
> You could use 'md5sum' to generate checksums and compare them, I
> think? It will take a good while, though...
Thanks, Liam. I believe md5sum works on the file level and not 
directories. Are you aware of the same for directories?

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