jw schultz jw at
Sat Oct 25 19:28:34 EST 2003

On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 01:15:32PM +0200, Walter C. Pelissero wrote:
> I'm trying to sync a tree containing symbolic links to files outside
> that directory tree.  I've tried with -L and --copy-unsafe-links but
> apparently the files pointed by symbolic links are always re-copied
> over and over again regardeless whether they have been modified or
> not.
> I can hardly believe this is feature, but if this is the case, what
> combination of options would let me copy files pointed by symlinks
> *only* if changed on the local directory?

You don't say what version of rsync.

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