With rsync --link-dest, how can you tell how much space is actually used?
ejs at shubes.net
Sat Oct 22 22:05:35 MDT 2011
I've read the man page:
display only a total for each argument
Leaves a bit to interpretation, I think.
Could go either way, no? After all, the name says:
du - estimate file space usage
I guess du estimates better than I assumed.
Thanks for setting me straight Kevin. :)
On 10/22/2011 08:51 PM, Kevin Korb wrote:
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> The man page says so. My experience doesn't disagree. I am satisfied.
> On 10/22/11 23:49, Eric Shubert wrote:
>> How sure are you of that? I guess I assumed that -s would simply
>> summarize the total for each directory entry. Should probably do a test
>> to see if that's indeed true or not.
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