How can rsync detect renamed files ? If it is possible.

Matt McCutchen hashproduct at
Wed Jul 12 00:14:12 GMT 2006

On 7/11/06, Grignon Mickaël <mgrignon at> wrote:
> I read that rsync can find files that we renamed.
> So, I would like to know how it can do that, if it's really possible ?

The detect-renamed feature of rsync is provided in an experimental
patch.  To use it, get the rsync source, apply
patches/detect-renamed.diff, and compile rsync.  I have never tried
it, so I don't know how well it works.


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