rsycnc copies all files
c.shoemaker at cox.net
Wed Jun 16 18:08:54 GMT 2004
On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 10:16:19PM +0100, Gareth wrote:
> Wayne Davison wrote:
> >On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 08:26:33PM +0100, Gareth wrote:
> >>I am making an extraordinary claim: rysnc seems to copy all my files,
> >>not just ones that have changed or new files.
> >Use either -t (preferred) or -c (slower). See also -a.
> Wayne... Thanks for the reply.
> The man pages say -c passes "always checksum" - I thought the whole
> point of rsync was to checksum the differences between source and
> destination files. The many examples / tutorials I've found from
> Googling do not show the use of the -c for rysnc to be effective. (For
> Is the -a option typically used by most users of rsync?
If you're going to rsync more than once, yes. (or else the explicit
> Many thanks
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