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Date:      Wed, 27 Sep 2006 18:04:40 -0400
From:      Charles Swiger <cswiger@mac.com>
To:        Paul Schmehl <pauls@utdallas.edu>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Sync files locally?
Message-ID:  <1F9B1CC4-D164-4FEF-AEE0-05AA1F7DDEA8@mac.com>
In-Reply-To: <765A325E54DCF1DC39EBF9AE@utd59514.utdallas.edu>
References:  <765A325E54DCF1DC39EBF9AE@utd59514.utdallas.edu>

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On Sep 27, 2006, at 5:40 PM, Paul Schmehl wrote:
> What's the best way to sync files locally?
>
> I'm running rsync over ssh to backup files from a server.

rsync (as root) works just fine to perform local copies preserving  
permissions and symlinks and so forth.  Other people use a tar  
pipeline, or dump/restore, or cpio...

-- 
-Chuck




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