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Date:      Wed, 27 Sep 2006 18:04:40 -0400
From:      Charles Swiger <>
To:        Paul Schmehl <>
Subject:   Re: Sync files locally?
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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...


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