rsync copying over existing files

Ramkumar Santoshi ramkumar.santoshi at
Thu May 1 11:55:32 GMT 2008


going from OS X, to a linux box with a samba share, it reports on most of
the files that the permissions/owner/group is different.. even with the -a

And to think i read the faq a few times looking for details on why the rsync
process was dropping out, but i must have skimmed over that one.


On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 12:06 AM, Wayne Davison <wayned at> wrote:

> 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
> --modify-window=1.
> ..wayne..
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