syncronizing file content into device content
wayned at samba.org
Thu Mar 8 00:53:00 GMT 2007
On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 04:29:36PM -0600, Phil Howard wrote:
> So, how can I get rsync to syncronize the _content_ of the device
> with the _content_ of the source file (or source device)?
You can't without writing custom code -- for instance, adding an option
to rsync to tell it to treat a block device as a file (which would also
require the use of --inplace). Otherwise you might look for some other
utility that could patch a single file (I almost suggested trying to use
the rdiff utility in librsync, but it can't update a file in-place).
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