rsyncing files in flash

wim delvaux wim.delvaux at
Wed Feb 26 03:25:29 EST 2003

HI all,

I wonder how rsync works when files-to-be-updated are in flash (e.g. on IPAQ)

Ideally rsync should write to the flash as little as possible (because of max 
reflash count)
SO ideally the following should happen

If file needs to be updated, the new file is created.
Then the old file is deleted
the new file is renamed to the old file (making sure that the file does not 
get copied over)

Is this what happens ?

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