Rsync 2.6.9 does not skip any files based on modification time

Paul Johnson pauljohn32 at
Sat Feb 9 17:10:08 GMT 2008

For these cases, I add the option --size-only.  I guarantee it will
fix it.  rsync sees files as different b/c of mismatch between fat and
linux filesystems. using -t also helps. -a does not because it tries
to do impossible things.



On 2/8/08, Matt McCutchen <matt at> wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-02-09 at 01:49 +0100, Stefan Malte Schumacher wrote:
> > Thanks, mounting the partition with uid=stefan did the trick. Probably
> > more a cygwin than a rsync-question, but
> > does anybody have any suggestions how I can make rsync accept "E:
> > \Bücher & Comics" as source path ?
> How is rsync rejecting it?  "File has vanished"?  If so, see this
> message:
> Matt
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