What would cause an unexpected massive transfer
cbarratt at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Oct 31 05:20:16 GMT 2005
Harry Putnam writes:
> I've rsynced two directory structures back and forth a few times.
> The file systems in volved are (xp)NTFS on one end and Fat32 on the
> external drive.
This is the DST problem with how Fat32 represents mtime.
Fat32 uses localtime, so the unix-derived (UTC) mtime with
Fat32 changes with DST. Sad, huh?
See the excellent write-up by the late JW Schultz:
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