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Re: file corruption

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Subject: Re: file corruption
From: Chris Wedgwood <cw@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 20:48:27 -0800
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On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 07:39:20PM -0900, Ethan Benson wrote:

> I have seen this a few times as well, except the binary crap is
> usually PREpended rather then appended to the file, also the end of
> the file is usually cut off, as if the start and end markers were
> equally offset backwards.  (the start of the file moved back 5 or 10
> bytes, and the end of the file moved back 5 or 10 bytes, thus causing
> truncation and random crud being prepended).

How much data are we talking about here?  For > blocksize this seems
impssible.


  --cw


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