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Old 04-14-2016, 01:48 PM   #1
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rsyncing an already rsynce'd directory

rsyncing an already rsynce'd directory. Can/should this be done? What are the repercussions of this? Would I have to restore delta files twice?

Try to respond quickly if possible, I am actively working on the project.

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Old 04-14-2016, 02:42 PM   #2
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I do not see how this would be a problem. If there are no changes from the source directory then there will be no changes to the destination directory.
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I do it all the time, sync a directory with multiple others, via rsync. On each run, rsync checks the contents of both the source and destination directories and syncs them. It makes no difference whether they've ever been synced before, with each other or with other locations. Each time is a new sync.


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