Rsync decides to copy all old files to WinXP based server

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Apr 4 04:49:15 GMT 2006

On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 12:12:32AM -0400, Alex Janssen wrote:
> The first backup I ran after the time change to Daylight Saving Time
> it wanted to copy all of the files regardless of the timestamp.

Check out this excellent write-up of the MS Windows brain damage that
causes this in this old message (from the much-missed J.W.):

There are suggestions contained therein that describe how to avoid the
problem in the future (for those that can't switch to a better OS).


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