rsync -vt shows directories considered?

James Berry james at
Wed Dec 3 04:28:32 EST 2003

On Dec 2, 2003, at 8:52 AM, Wayne Davison wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 06:27:37AM -0800, James Berry wrote:
>> But the directory inode doesn't need to be updated. It is up to date.
> If the modified time of the directory is not identical, it gets 
> updated,
> just like any other file.  If it is identical, you won't see it
> mentioned.  Unfortunately, there's no way to tell rsync to ignore the
> timestamps of directories while updating the timestamps of files.
> ..wayne..

Okay. So I see why the directories are being listed: the time on them 
really is different, and it's not being updated. But shouldn't rsync be 
setting this time? Shouldn't the time on the directory be set by rsync? 
This is an HFS volume.


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