using rsync on raw device

Matt McCutchen matt at
Sun Mar 30 19:20:59 GMT 2008

On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 15:00 -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
> I'm trying to use rsync to manage a raw disk image file.
> rsync --checksum --perms --owner --group --sparse --partial --progress \
> /u0510a/rwd0d.img
> skipping non-regular file "rwd0d"

Use the --copy-devices option added by this patch:


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