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change in rsync behaviour -- textmode problem?
- From: ht at inf dot ed dot ac dot uk (Henry S. Thompson)
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2004 16:51:26 +0100
- Subject: change in rsync behaviour -- textmode problem?
Every month or so I rsync a from a large HTML-structured mail archive
(UN*X resident) to my PC. Up until a few months ago, this worked as
expected, with only new files getting copied. More recently (no,
sorry, I can't be more precise), I started getting everything every
The target location on my PC is under a textmode mount (this hasn't
If I change and rsync to a location on a binmode mount, it only
fetches once (correctly).
Is this a bug or a feature, and if the former is it already known?
Sorry if this is an FAQ, Google didn't find anything for the terms I
tried. . .
Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
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