BSD equivalent of GNU/Linux cp -rpu ?
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Jan 11 11:38:18 UTC 2012
On 11/01/2012 11:00, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> What is the BSD equivalent of Linux cp -rpu ?
> Idea is to backup a directory, recursively, without copying old
> files that haven't changed.
> Would I use something like rsync or pax ?
rsync(1) is the standard way of doing this. For a nice backup system
that works using rsync and that preserves filesystem history in a space
efficient way by cunning use of hard links, take a look at rsnapshot --
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
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JID: matthew at infracaninophile.co.uk Kent, CT11 9PW
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