Rsync -u option
ubuntu-users at list-post.mks-mail.de
Thu Mar 26 13:39:04 UTC 2009
> Does the rsync -u option consider mtime (modification time) or atime
> (access time)? I had been thinking it was mtime, but now I'm not so sure...
Judging from man rsync
| This forces rsync to skip any files which exist on the destina‐
| tion and have a modified time that is newer than the source
| file. (If an existing destination file has a modification time
| equal to the source file’s, it will be updated if the sizes are
it seems to me that mtime is indeed what counts (as I, too, was thinking).
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