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Old 06-07-2011
Rsync backup

How do i use Rsync yo pickup only new or modified files from source?
I am using rsync -ravzpotu --delete-excluded but sometimes it goes thru all files again
# 2  
Old 06-07-2011
It has to go through all flat file inodes to find time modified. Unlike MULTICS, UNIX ufs does not have a modify time that rippples up through the tree, so you have to check all periodically. No free lunch.

Is it doing more?
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Old 06-07-2011
it always recivies an incremental lis containig old files that has not been modified.
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Old 06-07-2011
It logs a list of OK files?
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Old 06-07-2011
the list i recive it the incremental list. so it downloads the files again
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Old 06-07-2011
Is there a difference in the systems that might make times look different, like unix-windows? Try -c.
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