why are these files being transfered

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Sat May 31 18:07:39 EST 2003

On Sat, May 31, 2003 at 01:04:40AM -0700, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Harry Putnam <reader at newsguy.com> writes:
> > But when I run rsync it appear to want to transfer massive numbers of
> > files.
> >
> >  rsync -avvzC /root/cvs_buf.t/ /root/base.t 2>&1| tee  /root/cvs_buf.test
> >  [...]
> >  sol/etc/SYS_ENV
> >  [...] 
> I tested it on a real cvs checked out module and just as I suspected
> after rsyncing from the buffer directory where diff reports no
> differnces.  Then try cvs commit.   Cvs demands every file be
> commited.  Surely this is not what is supposed to happen.
> rsync man pages indicate rsync will work nicely with cvs.  Further
> with rsyncs elaborate algorythems for testing for differences why are
> I seeing the massive transfer when files are the same?
Hmm, -a == -rlptgoD  could it be that the timestamp, owner,
group or perms differ?

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