rsync *Still* Copying All Files?
dwd at bell-labs.com
Thu Dec 20 09:09:30 EST 2001
On Wed, Dec 19, 2001 at 05:03:51PM -0500, Mack, Daemian wrote:
> > Try "--modify-window 2". I'm not sure that will work because
> > it sounds
> > like you're copying between two filesystem types that are the
> > same, but the
> > option was added to copy between PC filesystems that have a timestamp
> > granularity of 2 seconds and Unix filesystems that have a
> > granularity of 1
> > second.
> W0000! That did it!
> Wouldn't you know it'd be the one switch I didn't think to try?
The question is, why does it work? Are you indeed copying between two NTFS
filesystems, with rsync running under Windows & cygwin on both sides? I
would have thought that would result in matching timestamps granularity on
both sides so rsync would always end up comparing the same values.
- Dave Dykstra
More information about the rsync