[Bug 11523] New: Request: Add option to unlink hard links when permissions change

Robert Bell Robert.Bell at csiro.au
Mon Sep 21 00:15:41 UTC 2015


bugs at stupidkitties.com wrote:
" I was wondering if it'd be feasible to add an option (or multiple options,
depending on the desired granularity) to cause rsync to treat changes in file
attributes the same way it treats changes to the file's contents when it
encounters hard links at the destination. Maybe something like --relink-p or

One of colleagues has produced a patch to do just what you want, but we
have not promulgated it yet.




Dr Robert C. Bell
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