easiest way to do incrimentals?
paul at debian.org
Wed May 18 14:57:27 GMT 2005
On Wed 18 May 2005, Wayne Davison wrote:
> It can be better to do a --compare-dest or --link-dest
> into a new (empty) hierarchy, as this gives you a hierarchy with either
> (for --compare-dest) just the new version of changed files in it or (for
> --link-dest) all the files with identical files hard-linked together
> with the older files.
What I've been wondering is whether --fuzzy will also work with
--link-dest, i.e. hard-link to files whose names are slightly different
but are the same for other purposes (e.g. log files that are rotated
every day to log.2.gz, log.3.gz, etc.)?
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