rsync and symlinks
carlos at fisica.ufpr.br
Tue Sep 1 08:55:09 MDT 2009
Jignesh Shah (jignesh.shah1980 at gmail.com) wrote on 1 September 2009 11:30:
>Hi, I have one question regarding handling of symlinks in rsync. If I have
>/source directory in which I have 100s of sub directories of directories and
>each one has symlink to some directories out side the /source directory
>hierarchy. Does rsync follows all those symlinks and syncs the data if I
>specifies below rsync command?
>rsync -avz /source/ remote.ky:/source/
The -a option in this command will make rsync copy symlinks as
symlinks, to faithfully reproduce source on remote.ky.
> | - source1 --> /projects/win
> | - source2 --> /projects/unix
> | - source3 --> /scripts/win
> | ....
>Does rsync command syncs /project contents as well?
Only if it's inside source.
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