rsync copies same files over and over

Jim Salter jim at
Sat Mar 6 21:06:15 GMT 2004

It's a windows timestamp inaccuracy issue - check the manpages for info 
on timestamp windows as a workaround.


> Each time I run rsync it copies the same files even though I haven't
> made any changes.  I doesn't copy all the files each time, just the same
> ones each time I run the command.  I run rsync with the following command:
> rsync --verbose --stats --recursive user at host::directory directory
> The local system is Suse linux 9 and the remote system is Windows 2000
> server.  I have the same results running rsync on the linux box and mapping
> the Windows box with Samba.
> Anyone have any ideas?
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