grsync (rsync) usage question

Smoot Carl-Mitchell smoot at
Sun Sep 30 01:51:47 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-09-29 at 12:32 -0500, Default User wrote:

> Thanks for the reply.  BTW, do you run rsync from within a live, running
> Ubuntu system, or from a live cd to operate on "dead", unmounted
> filesystems (to accurately copy/move/etc files that would be in a
> dynamic state on a live, mounted filesystem)?

I am not sure I understand your question. I generally use rsync as a
fast copy/update system.  I also use it with glastree (like pdumpfs
except written in Perl) to do daily backups of my notebook.
Smoot Carl-Mitchell
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