rsync recopying files it shouldn't?

Dan Stromberg strombrg at
Tue Oct 26 23:20:41 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 16:15, Wayne Davison wrote:
> 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
> deterministic).

Each of the three source slices are being copied into distinct
directories in the destination slice.

Thanks for your reply!

Dan Stromberg DCS/NACS/UCI <strombrg at>

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