Rsync snapshot on Linux from Windows server

Wayne Davison wayned at
Thu May 20 18:22:32 GMT 2004

On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 10:12:38AM +0000, Philip Roche wrote:
> I was also wondering why rsync appears to think the files are
> completely different each time if preserve owner and group is
> specified, and does not if they are omitted.

Sounds like you're not running the rsync command as root.  There was a
bug in older rsyncs with --link-dest in such a case.  That would also
explain why ownership is not being preserved.  I'd suggest upgrading to


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