rsync with --copy-devices patch and device-target with
--write-batch doesnt work
matt at mattmccutchen.net
Sat Jan 31 06:11:18 GMT 2009
On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 17:06 +0100, freisei wrote:
> Matt McCutchen schrieb:
> > On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 13:12 +0100, freisei wrote:
> > >Is it possible to tell rsync to treat a device-target lika a file?
> > Not currently. That's a separate feature from --copy-devices; it would
> > be called --keep-devices, in analogy to --copy-dirlinks and
> > --keep-dirlinks.
> Oh, OK.
> i?ve done a look into the source, but my poor c abilities don?t allow to
> do it myself. I think that there is anyone other to do it, i?ve found
> another --keep-devices-post from 2006.
For the benefit of people reading the archives, that post is:
> But, there would be another solution for me.
> If i could create batch-files in "revert-mode" i can change source and
Rsync's design is thoroughly one-way. Making a "reverse" mode work
would be many times more difficult than just implementing
> is there a wish-list for rsync to see how many users want to have which
Feature requests are welcome in the bug database
( https://bugzilla.samba.org/ ), and we can get an idea of the amount of
interest from "me-too" comments and CCs.
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