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Backup using rsync to NTFS

--modify-window=1: this is ESSENTIAL. Basically in windows filesystems time is kept in even numbers (or some such problem). This command tells rsync to ignore filechanges that are only 1 second in difference from the original. It is almost impossible that you will create a file, sync it, and in ONE second make a change and want to sync it again. So it is safe to use this option and it means that rsync will not back up everything every time simply because of a one second change.

via: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=820425

tricks/windows/backup-using-rsync-to-ntfs.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/26 15:04 (external edit)