What would cause an unexpected massive transfer
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Mon Oct 31 15:55:26 GMT 2005
Craig Barratt <cbarratt at users.sourceforge.net> writes:
> 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:
Yeah, nice write up. Am I correct in thinking that since I've gone
thru the long backup I'm now good till next time change?
Further, if I converted the fs on the external drive to NTFS or create
an ext3 partitions, this would never have happened?
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