Windows Trouble with --link-dest set: "file not found" when
rsync tries to create hard link
blackmagic02881 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 19:58:51 GMT 2008
On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 13:57 -0600, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Feb 6, 2008 9:45 AM, Ming Zhang <blackmagic02881 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 00:14 -0600, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > > I have great luck running rsync from one linux system to another, or
> > > from a windows system (with cwRsync) to a linux system.
> > >
> > > But when I try to do an rsync backup from one directory on a Windows
> > > system to another, it fails. The cwRsync says its version is 2.6.9.
> > >
> > does window ntfs ever support hard link??? i do not think so...
> Yes, ntfs has hard and soft links. hard links on directories are
> called "junctions"
soft link is totally different from hard link. that junction on
directory is not the same meaning of hard link in Unix concept.
> I suppose my question should be whether rsync and cwRsync can navigate
> them. Otherwise, somebody needs to put a big bright warning note
> somewhere around here.
sorry i donot know.
@#$%^ purging memory... (*!%
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