[Bug 10629] rsync follows symlinks that point to same directory / endless loop

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Tue Nov 9 02:24:35 UTC 2021


--- Comment #2 from Kevin Korb <rsync at sanitarium.net> ---
Since find is one of the few utilities that actually corrects for symlink loops
you can use it as a workaround.  Something like: 

cd /source/path ; find -L . -print | rsync ... --copy-links --files-from=- ./

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