rsync copying over existing files

Wayne Davison wayned at
Wed Apr 30 14:06:54 GMT 2008

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 02:21:20PM +1000, Ramkumar Santoshi wrote:
> When using rsync 3.0 to sync files between 2 local directories, it
> works as i expect it, but when the destination folder is a mounted smb
> share, it always copies over the files even though they already exist
> on the destination.

See "rsync recopies the same files", with the answer about


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