File rename detection?
paul at debian.org
Thu Jan 29 09:56:30 GMT 2004
On Wed 28 Jan 2004, jw schultz wrote:
> Situations where blah.0 gets renamed to blah.1 seldom
> benefit from rename detection anyway because the cascading
> renames just make room for new files reusing the old names.
> Short of prioritizing file checksums ahead of names for
> finding unchanged files that is simply not going to be
> doable. Rsync is only one reason why cascading renames are
> less than desireable. Much better to use names with greater
> semantic content that remain fixed for the life of the
Yeah, I must find time to patch logrotate so that it can use a YYYYMMDD
extension instead of the 0, 1, 2, ... . That would help :-)
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