rsycnc copies all files
gareth at bim7.com
Fri Jun 18 07:57:08 GMT 2004
Tim Conway wrote:
>Use "-a" unless there's a reason you need to retain different permissions,
Okay - Thanks
>I don't know the nature of your filesystems, but I have a guess... on at
>least one end is a network filesystem - NFS, SMB, NCP, AFS, something like
I was actually testing locally, but plan to use NFS eventually when I'm
more familiar with rsync.
>rsync has the "-W", or "--whole-file" option, which tells it that
>there's no point in trying to read the file for changes - if it needs
>transferring, just send the whole thing, because the LAN overhead will
>waste the savings in WAN.
I was looking for the opposite of this :-) Wayne kindly pointed it out,
I guess this should only be used for low bandwidth WAN connections?
Tim - Thanks for your help, and for taking the time to show a sample
run. Much appreciated.
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