--archive vs --backup
wayned at samba.org
Sat Mar 20 16:36:59 GMT 2004
On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 09:29:42AM -0500, alexus wrote:
> Can someone tell me what exactly is the difference between these two?
The --archive option is just a convenience option that preserves all the
attributes of a file while (almost always) turning on directory
The --backup option is for maintaining a backup version of every file
that changes. See also the --backup-dir option in the man page.
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