"touch" option for -c ?

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Sat Nov 15 10:04:56 EST 2003

On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 02:15:03PM -0600, Rich Winkel wrote:
> Hi, I hope this hasn't been asked before ... I couldn't find it anyway.
> To the best of my knowledge, without the -c option rsync judges file
> differences based on date stamp and file size.  This speeds things up
> of course but can be problematic when date stamps of two otherwise
> identical files are uncontrollable (say when they come from two
> different sources, such as installed from CD vs FTP).  So -c is
> called for, right?  Is there any way to have rsync syncronize the
> date stamps of the files on the destination host (even the ones
> that aren't changed) so that subsequent rsyncs can omit -c?

--times which is part of -a

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