[clug] Hoary old chestnut: Use of 'dump'

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Mon Jul 25 15:19:45 GMT 2005

On Tue, 2005-07-26 at 01:04 +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Jul 2005 09:37:05 -0300 Martin Pool <mbp at sourcefrog.net> wrote:
> >
> > Not necessarily.  With a sufficiently recent rsync and kernel it can
> > preserve the atime on files you own (or all files, if root).
> How recent?  This is something I have wanted for years.  the current CVS
> version doesn't have anything obvious ...

Oh, apparently this is in the kernel but not merged into rsync yet.  I
think there's a patch somewhere.


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