rsync and timestamps of local files

bob parker bob_parker at
Sun Mar 9 05:57:25 EST 2003

On Sun, 9 Mar 2003 05:45, Haisam K. Ido wrote:
> thanks Bob.
> The timestamp relative to the local first prior to any remote diffing.  Is
> that what you meant?

I think so. It compares the size and timestamp of your local file with the 
remote one of the same name of course. If it all matches nothing is done 
unless you force it.


> bob parker wrote:
> > On Sun, 9 Mar 2003 05:13, Haisam K. Ido wrote:
> >>Is there a way to make rsync check the local file system for changes in
> >> the files prior to it performing a diff with the remote site?
> >
> > My understanding is that it does nothing if your file(s) has the same
> > timestamp and size. Unless you use the -I ( --ignore-times ) option.
> >
> > hth
> > Bob

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