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Old 08-25-2009, 12:54 PM   #1
measekite
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Question rsync and open files


It appears that rsync when used with cron does NOT backup most open files. It appears that save Open Office spreadsheets are not backup up when Open Office is open with the file dispaying.

Does anybody know for sure what if any open files Grsync/Rsync Cron initiated open files will get backed up and what will not.?
 
Old 08-26-2009, 02:43 AM   #2
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AFAIK open files are not backed up, so you may want to stop the processes that are accessing your files. So create a simple script that stops the processes, runs rsync, and then starts the services.

I must add that I'm not 100% confident that open files are not backup up, or that there are flags you can pass to rsync to avoid this.
 
  


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