Does RSYNC work over NFS?

tim.conway at tim.conway at
Wed Sep 26 08:28:57 EST 2001

yes, but I recommend you add the -W option, unless it's likely that you have a lot data changing within the files and a slow pipe.

Tim Conway
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"Karl Kopper" <karl_kopper at> on 09/25/2001 02:41:16 PM

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Does rsync work over an NFS mount?


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