[OS X TeX] OT: Backup software

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Wed Oct 11 15:11:51 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.

Yes, I have recently noticed the unwanted behaviours of rsync. I am
probably going back to the older rsyncx, which did not have that


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