preserve EA?

Matt McCutchen hashproduct+rsync at
Wed May 9 20:32:17 GMT 2007

On 5/9/07, Ming Zhang <blackmagic02881 at> wrote:
> side question, if i know one file only have EA changed, thus mtime is
> updated, can i force the rsync to do EA update only? regular rsync run
> will do checksum stuff if mtime changed, and find out all content are
> same which generate too many computation overheads.

Yes, you can use --size-only, which makes rsync assume that
corresponding files with the same size don't need the contents


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