[clug] rsync question

Stephen Rothwell sfr at canb.auug.org.au
Fri Nov 29 21:52:29 MST 2013

Hi Eyal,

On Sat, 30 Nov 2013 15:26:12 +1100 Eyal Lebedinsky <eyal at eyal.emu.id.au> wrote:
> However this does not explain why a quick rerun finds nothing to send yet later it
> resends practically everything. The source is static throughout.

It could depend on when the inodes are flushed from RAM.  While the
inodes are in RAM, the timestamps will be whatever was last set, but once
they are flushed to disk and then reread, the 2 second resolution of the
disk format will change them.

Stephen Rothwell                    sfr at canb.auug.org.au
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