Is rsync right for us?
jav9d2p02 at sneakemail.com
Thu Mar 31 04:15:37 GMT 2005
> I'll check out all the options and do some
> testing, and let you know my results.
If you use the --dry-run, rsync will act exactly like a back up is being
done, but no data is transfered or altered in anyway. So you can try
all sorts of crazy things without risking data =)
Try also the --log-format='%i %l %f' which will inform you what will
happen to the files, and what have changed (size, checksum, timestamp,
permissions, etc...). This requires rsync 2.6.4
See the new manpage for syntax.
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