rsync a raw device

Matthew Hannigan mlh at
Thu Mar 16 23:17:30 GMT 2006

On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 04:27:08PM -0500, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-03-13 at 17:42 -0500, Dan Pritts wrote:
> > is there some magic flag i'm missing that will allow me to rsync
> > a raw device?  Not the dev entry, but the device itself?
> I don't know of any such flag, but it would be easy to add one.

Perhaps as a special case, if you rsync a single file,
and the file is a special file, then assume that the user
wants to copy the contents.


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