rsync recopying files it shouldn't?

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Oct 26 23:15:50 GMT 2004

On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 10:46:01AM -0700, Dan Stromberg wrote:
> We're copying from 3 NFS mounts of 3 GFS volumes, into 1 NFS mount of
> 1 Lustre volume.

Since you're merging 3 sources into one destination, unless all 3
sources have unique names, the unexpected copying is probably because
rsync resolves the duplicated file to a different source file than you
expected (since the file you end up with is not guaranteed to be


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