Re: sunsite.org.uk - rsync access to cd-images
On Tue, 17 Aug 1999, J.A. Bezemer wrote:
>> Does it flatten external sym-links if necessary?
>The manpage doesn't mention it. But I never tried, so maybe there's a
>hidden feature ;-)
Well, that was patch that we've put into mkhybrid. -F will flatten
external sym-links. Very useful for people making images off an
>> >Another question: does rsync patch in-place or does it make a temporary
>> >patched file (thus requiring twice the disk space)?
>> It patches in-place.
>Excellent. (Wait a minit... then if someone happens to be reading the
>file during patching, s/he gets corrupted data? Would that be an issue
>for the mirrors?)
I'd not though of that. Hmmm. I could be wrong...
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