--compare-dest and preserving attributes change

Andrew Gideon c172driver99820 at tagonline.com
Fri Apr 1 21:58:07 GMT 2005

Wayne Davison wrote:

> Earlier in the development cycle, I noticed that rsync was not updating
> a file that differed in attributes when using --compare-dest, so I
> decided to fix that for 2.6.4.  

Does this also fix the problem I reported in:


or is this something different?  It certainly *sounds* close, but the NEWS
file didn't specify what was meant by "attributes".

 - Andrew

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