Concern: rsync failing to find some attributes in a file transfer?

Kevin Korb kmk at
Sat Jul 26 14:34:23 MDT 2014

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I wasn't objecting to the use of multiple file systems.  I have a
bunch of them too.  I was objecting to the use of partitions to
achieve multiple files systems.  Logical volume management has been
available for a long time and now we also have access to file systems
that include such features.

On 07/26/2014 04:06 AM, Paul Slootman wrote:
> On Sat 26 Jul 2014, Kevin Korb wrote:
>>> I just moved my home partition to a new harddisk w/more space.
>> Home Partition?  Are we in 1995?  Why would you have a partition 
>> mounted anywhere other than /boot ?
> Didn't we just have this discussion already recently? There are
> valid reasons to have separate filesystems. My /home is encrypted,
> the rest isn't. I have a separate XFS filesystem as I find that the
> best option for handling really large files.
> The relevancy of the separate filesystem to the question isn't
> clear to me either, so why bring it up?
>>> my $rcmd = [$Rsync]; push( @$rcmd, qw( --8-bit-output --acls 
>>> --archive --hard-links --human-readable --no-inc-recursive 
>>> --one-file-system --prune-empty-dirs --whole-file --xattrs ), 
>>> "--compare-dest=$base_lvh->fs_mp/.");
> Transferring with --compare-dest? I thought that the data was
> being moved from one filesystem to another, that seldomly calls for
> usage of --compare-dest.  It seems to me that the perl script being
> used is meant for another purpose, and it's being used
> inappropriately here. Why not just use rsync directly? That way
> maybe we here on the mailing list can make sense of what's actually
> happening. Otherwise take it up with the author of that script.
> Paul

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