Never up to date

John Van Essen vanes002 at
Thu Oct 9 19:31:33 EST 2003

On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Max Kipness <mkipness at> wrote:
[... missing attribution here for next level of quoting ...]
>> On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 09:57:39PM -0500, Max Kipness wrote:
>> > The Stats shows a literal data of 0, so it would appear that it
>> > recognizes the data is in sync, but why does it show the
>> filenames? I
>> > thought it should only show the names of the files that
>> have changed?
>> For enlightenment, see the description of the -t (--times)
>> option in the man page.
> Thanks for the info, that seemed to do the trick when rsyncing from a
> local dir to another local dir.
> However, I still have similar, but slightly different results when
> rsyncing from local dir to local samba mount. Some of the file names
> still show up, but not all. When using -vv, of course, the ones that
> showed up with -v do not state 'up to date', while the others do.

Windows file timestamps have a granularity of 2 seconds instead of 1.

Use --modify-window=1 whenever rsyncing with samba mount filesystems.
        John Van Essen  Univ of MN Alumnus  <vanes002 at>

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