Fwd: hardlinking and -R (multiple source directories)
kmk at sanitarium.net
Fri Aug 2 17:05:34 MDT 2013
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Oooops, I replied but I didn't reply to the list...
Are the two sources on different NFS mounts? If they are are hard
links then obviously they are on the same file system on the server
but if the NFS client has them in 2 different mounts rsync would
probably not realize that they are linked together.
On 08/02/13 19:03, - wrote:
> ok did a sample test like your test and it worked. But using my
> real directories (roughly a million files) it does not work. Never
> had problems before with hardlinking.
> Is there anything I could do to narrow down the problem? (Version
> 3.0.9 on wheezy 64bit)
> source is on NFS, dest is on AUFS (could be problematic) but the
> small sample like you did was perfectly fine. I used same options
> and path scheme in both tests.
> On Sat, Aug 3, 2013 at 12:14 AM, Kevin Korb <kmk at sanitarium.net
> <mailto:kmk at sanitarium.net>> wrote:
> # ls -li /tmp/src?/testfile 3349750 -rw-r--r-- 2 root root 0 Aug 2
> 18:12 /tmp/src1/testfile 3349750 -rw-r--r-- 2 root root 0 Aug 2
> 18:12 /tmp/src2/testfile # rsync -RvaiH /tmp/src1 /tmp/src2
> /tmp/target sending incremental file list created directory
> /tmp/target cd+++++++++ /tmp/ cd+++++++++ /tmp/src1/ cd+++++++++
>> f+++++++++ /tmp/src2/testfile
> hf+++++++++ /tmp/src1/testfile => tmp/src2/testfile
> sent 192 bytes received 68 bytes 520.00 bytes/sec total size is 0
> speedup is 0.00 # ls -li /tmp/target/tmp/src?/testfile 3351917
> -rw-r--r-- 2 root root 0 Aug 2 18:12
> /tmp/target/tmp/src1/testfile 3351917 -rw-r--r-- 2 root root 0 Aug
> 2 18:12 /tmp/target/tmp/src2/testfile
> On 08/02/13 18:11, Kevin Korb wrote:
>> It works for me in 3.0.9. Are you on an older version?
>> On 08/02/13 18:08, - wrote:
>>> hardlinking (-H) works perfectly while using a syntax like
>>> -avhxSDH <SRC> <DEST>
>>> Now I have to mirror multiple SRC directories which contain
>>> hardlinks. e. g: src1/a is a hardlink to src2/b
>>> -RavhxSDH SRC1 SRC2 DEST
>>> does not preserve hardlink a and b in DEST. Is there any
>>> chance to do that?
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