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teramide teramide at
Sun Jul 29 03:19:24 MDT 2012

Well, I wanted to keep the old timestamps so that the encrypted volume 
looks like a file that's never used (this is the reason why Truecrypt 
does this). But I guess there's a tradeoff to be made here, so I will 
implement it the way you suggested.


On 28/07/2012 13:23, Daniel Feenberg wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Jul 2012, teramide wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm using rsync to make backups. In my dataset, however, there are a 
>> few encrypted Truecrypt volumes. When these files are modified, the 
>> content changes but the timestamps are not updated. Thus, rsync will 
>> not sync these files by default. I would like to keep the behavior of 
>> Truecrypt and have rsync update the files correctly.
> Why not change the date before running rsync? Unix has the "touch" 
> command. I don't think windows has a utility to do that, but a google 
> search for "change file date windows command line" turned up some 
> likely options.
> daniel feenberg

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