Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] symlinks + rsync backup
Date: Sun, 21 Nov 2010 00:11:35
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] symlinks + rsync backup by Pau Peris
1 On Sun, 21 Nov 2010 00:54:36 +0100, Pau Peris wrote:
3 > Hi, i'm doing a backup of a windows installation using rsync.
4 > Everything is working fine except for symlinks, the problem is that
5 > symlinks are taking absolute path so they're going to be broken as
6 > soon a paths get changed.
8 app-misc/symlinks has an option to convert absolute links to relative.
9 Fixing the source filesystem once is more efficient than trying to work
10 around this every time you backup.
13 --
14 Neil Bothwick
16 Someone who thinks logically is a nice contrast to the real world.


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