rsync transfers whole content when a new hardlink is created

Wayne Davison wayned at
Wed Dec 1 23:59:50 GMT 2004

On Wed, Dec 01, 2004 at 10:18:43PM +0100, Martin Scharrer wrote:
> If this hardlink has a filename with comes before the original
> filename when both are sorted in alphabetic order, rsync (with option
> -H to preserve hardlinks) will upload the whole file for the new
> hardlink

This was fixed in 2.6.0.  I'd suggest upgrading to 2.6.3.

Thanks for the very nice bug report -- it was very complete on details,
but just a little too late.


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