symlinks that become directories question

Matt McCutchen matt at
Tue Oct 30 12:56:51 GMT 2007

On Tue, 2007-10-30 at 08:50 -0400, rob at wrote:
> [...] I believe leaving off "--keep-dirlinks"
> will not cause any problems, as the symlinks that point to directories on
> the primary drive will still be intact on the backup drive, and can be
> restored "as is" on a restore, correct? We don't need rsync to follow the
> symlink, as we're already backing up all the data on the OS.

Exactly right.


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