rsync files from subfolders on source to root of a folder on destination

James Robertson j at
Tue Apr 24 23:11:12 MDT 2012

> I think hard-links are the easiest solution.
> mkdir hardlinks
> find Music -type f -print0 | xargs -0 cp -al -t hardlinks
> (You get a warning from cp about doubles, if any)
> Then you can rsync the 'hardlinks'-directory as usual.
> When you want to update you should just 'rm -rf hardlinks' then execute
> the find again. That way even deletions work as expected (Or just put it
> in a script).
> Bis denn

Thanks for the suggestions.  In the end I used this example and will
just write a shell script around it to update the hard links when I
add/removed music.

Really appreciate it.



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