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7.24 size= in copy

As a further check on copying, cfengine allows you to define acceptable limits on the size of files. After all, sometimes errors might occur quite independently of anything you are doing with cfengine. Perhaps the master password file got emptied somehow, or got replaced by a binary, through some silly mistake. By checking making an estimate of the expected size of the file and adding it to the copy command, you can avoid installing a corrupt file and making a localized problem into a global one.


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