How can i keep the mtime of files and directories in bash when I use rsync or cp? For use in Backup/Incremental Backup
I have a new NAS box and after looking through numerous backup solutions I've found doing it manually through PuTTy to work the best. After logging in to the box through PuTTy as root, I first need ...
I'm looking for a command/script to allow the most recently modified files (up to) 10GB be copied to another computer. So if there are 4 files 4 GB each, only 2 of them should be transferred by the ...
I have a file system for a device I am programming that I would like to make an exact copy of. Ideally I would like this copy to be identical to the folder that it was copied from. I have tried using ...
I wanted to ask is there any reason not to use rsync for everything and abandon cp? I wasn't aware of rsync and now I don't know why cp is ever needed.
I am trying to take snapshots of a massive folder regularly. I have read here: http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/rsync_snapshots/#Incremental that cp -al takes a snapshot of a folder by simply ...
I hope this does not count as a question without a real answer, as I can't seem to find a good reason to use cp(1) over rsync(1) in virtually all circumstances. Should one typically favour rsync over ...
I have been using rsync to copy files for some time. My understanding is that rsync is faster than cp when some of the files to transfer are already in the destination directory, transferring only the ...
Is it possible to sync files via rsync and let rsync only compare mtime informations? Or is there another tool for this job? That means that such a tool only copies src to destination if the src is ...
I have installed a cms (modx) on a webserver running CentOS 5 and Apache 2.2. Now there is a new version and I would like to update it. The instructions in the modx-wiki suggest to overwrite the ...