Fwd: Re: need help with an rsync patch
Justin T Pryzby
justinp at norchemlab.com
Tue Aug 13 10:19:29 MDT 2013
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 09:43:06PM +0530, Sherin A wrote:
> If linux user foo , with home /home/foo , what ownership we need
> to give the files under his home folder , it must be "foo" and not
Why? The user created the hardlink themselves, and it had root
ownership, why should the backup/restore lose that information? Are
you manually chowning the files after restore? That's prolly also
losing timestamp information by doing that.
> After Rsync it will be as follows,
rsync -H preserves hardinks, otherwise it doesn't.
> root at cptest [~]# find /home/dom2inho/ -type f -links +1 => He have
> hard link in home
> root at cptest [~]# find /backup/dom2inho -type f -links +1 => There
> is no hard link in backp
> root at cptest [~]#
You should also do find /etc/ -type f -links +1.
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