[Bug 10170] New: rsync should support reflink similar to cp --reflink

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Fri Sep 27 02:25:31 CEST 2013


           Summary: rsync should support reflink similar to cp --reflink
           Product: rsync
           Version: 3.1.0
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P5
         Component: core
        AssignedTo: wayned at samba.org
        ReportedBy: samba at shubin.ca
         QAContact: rsync-qa at samba.org

new filesystems support the reflink system call...
the standard GNU cp utility now supports this too.
this functionality is invaluable for future rsync.
@BasketCase recommended I write this as a feature.

Here is some background reference:

Thanks in advance, happy to answer any questions I can!


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