[X-Unix] using rsync to automatically backup home directories (was RE: rsync help)

Richard Hartman seasoft at west.net
Thu Jan 24 12:20:43 PST 2008

On Jan 24, 2008, at 11:56 AM, Craig Hoffman wrote:

>> Which OS?
> Leopard 5.1
> What's still strange, I tried using rsync to move a few image (jpg)  
> using the E flag and it worked.  I was able to view the files in the  
> Finder.
>>> rsync -avE /Volumes/Twilight/Music/ /Volumes/teakettle/Music
> Then I tried it on some mp3's / music files using the same flags and  
> the files became invisible again.  What's up with that?

You're not getting trapped by finder sluggishness are you? This  
happens to me often when doing file transfers in terminal.

To test, just restart the finder to see if the files magically "appear".

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