rsync and timestamps of local files

Max Bowsher maxb at
Sun Mar 9 06:09:56 EST 2003

Haisam K. Ido wrote:
> bob parker wrote:
>> 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.
> If it does that then it is not doing what I'm asking about.
> I need to know if it checks the local files relative to a local log
> file that it keeps of previous rsyncings. If it finds differences
> between the local file and the log file content will it then and only
> them perform a diff with the remote file with the same name?

There is no such log file.


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