Mini-HOWTO: Fixing rsync on Tiger (Mac OS X 10.4.x)
jdb at lartmaker.nl
Thu Dec 1 15:25:26 GMT 2005
At 09:54 -0500 01-12-2005, David Powell wrote:
>... ._resource forks being synced over and over despite the target
>file itself not moving..
Is this Problem #4 mentioned in http://www.lartmaker.nl/rsync/ , or
something else ?
>I am attempting a link-destination based multiple backup that
>creates hard links to files that are duplicates and only moves the
>changed files.. This implementation of rsync is not noticing the
>existing resource fork associated with the previous copy of the file
>so it moves the resource fork again.
>I hope this makes sense.
It would help to know if you're doing a local copy or a networked
one. Could you show us the full rsync command used ?
Are you experiencing data loss, or is this simply a performance issue ?
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