[linux-elitists] rsync hacks (fwd from kragen@pobox.com)

Martin Pool mbp@sourcefrog.net
Tue Jul 20 08:28:19 PDT 2004


On 20 Jul 2004, Martin Pool <mbp@sourcefrog.net> wrote:
> 
> Even better might be an O_NOATIME flag, so that all other files can work
> normally.  I think Hurd already has this, so when we all switch to GNU Hurd
> in 2001 it will be OK.  In the meantime maybe somebody should do it on Linux.

In fact, such a thing has been written, but not yet merged.  It should be
easy to support in rsync.

  http://lkml.org/lkml/2004/6/11/192

-- 
Martin



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