Transfering a linux root directory with rsync, too many files transfered!

Hannes Kocznar h.kocznar at
Tue Dec 23 20:35:09 EST 2003


I'm transfering a whole linux root dir (+ subdirs) to a backup location.
I tried -avr and -avrc switches.
My problem is that rsync somewhat seems to transfer nearly everything (2960
files!) while only maybe 10 or 15 were changed.
I'm backing up over gsm, so i got a high phone bill and very very slow
backup when using it like this.

Is there a way to make it correctly transfere only changed files?


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