[OS X TeX] OT: Backup software

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Wed Oct 11 11:57:46 CEST 2006

Christian Heine wrote:
> Gerben,
> On 11/10/2006, at 9:16 AM, Gerben Wierda wrote:
> [...]
>> rsync (and cp, mv) in OS X 10.4 support resourc forks (rsync -E).
>> If you download rsync from Apple's open source download site and 
>> compile and install it on 10.3 it also works there.
> that is good to know!

Unfortunately though, rsync -E destroys the modification time of the 
file and replaces it with the time of the backup. It also copies files 
with non-zero resource forks every time, even if they are not modified. 
Not very nice for a backup program.


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