Anthony Morton amorton at
Tue Mar 4 01:04:41 GMT 2008

> I did a lot of tests on Tiger and Leopard with this good patch and  
> it seems it doesn't need the --force-change options.The bbouncer  
> test comes up clean with or without it. Is that true? Or should we  
> use those option just in case? Should we have the option? Rob

My guess is you don't need --force-change with the backup-bouncer  
tests because the destination volume is clean.  If you were trying to  
replace existing files on the destination, then failing to include -- 
force-change would lead to problems if any files have 'uchg' or 'schg'  
flags set.


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