Re[2]: --link-dest --inplace updates files without unlinking. What to do?

Askar Safin safinaskar at
Fri Dec 26 19:24:04 MST 2014

>BTW, if you want it to always have that behavior (it can save a lot of
>backup space) you can use the old cp -al method instead of --link-dest
>so that the target dir starts out completely populated.
You mean making "cp -al" on the remote and then start rsync to newly created dir with --partial and without --link-dest, --inplace, --append-verify?
What is benefits? Even metadata will not leak to old files?
Askar Safin
Kazan, Russia

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