files' timestamp handling - bug or design decision?
wayned at samba.org
Thu Mar 31 16:27:11 GMT 2005
On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 09:16:03PM -0800, Eugene Kramer wrote:
> However, when the two are combined, the destination gets updated
> whenever the files in the source are touched.
Just to be clear, the timestamp gets changed, though the file is not
transferred due to the --checksum option (the --size-only option has no
effect with --checksum). Rsync always brings the destination in sync
with the source with whatever attributes you've told it to preserve, so
what you're trying to do won't work.
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