Time rsYnc Machine (tym)

M. Carrasco ca at dragoman.org
Sat Jul 28 13:41:36 MDT 2012

> On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 3:48 AM, M. Carrasco <ca at dragoman.org> wrote:
> 3. Cron
> It can run properly run from cron as it is demonized.
> What's this about?  I've never had problems running run of the mill scripts from cron, once the environment is adequately replicated.

Joe already answered, but one can also define it as you do: "adequate environment": input, output, signals ... 

> "--hard-links" is not used and there is for and against reasons. From man rsync:
>    "... finding  multiply-linked  files  is expensive."
>    "Without this option, hard-linked files in the transfer are treated as though they were separate files."
> FWIW, it might be nice to add a hardlink detecting bloom filter to rsync at some point.  This makes the process of detecting hardlinks less expensive.  Another way to narrow down the field is to just look at st_nlink.

Anyway to put this into a wish list?

In the meantime, users should be aware of when to use --hard-links.


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