easiest way to do incrimentals?

Paul Slootman paul at wurtel.net
Thu May 19 09:17:56 GMT 2005

On Wed 18 May 2005, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 04:57:27PM +0200, Paul Slootman wrote:
> > 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
> Fuzzy doesn't really do much with --link-dest at the moment.  It can
> cause an alternate basis file to be found to help improve the transfer,
> but it only looks in the destination directory (which should be empty
> when using --link-dest in its normal form), and it doesn't cause any
> differently named files to be linked together.

OK, thanks; I thought as much.

Paul Slootman

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