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

Eugene list-themacintoshguy at fsck.net
Fri Jan 25 15:42:16 PST 2008

On Thu, Jan 24, 2008 at 09:45:45PM CST, Craig Hoffman <choffman at eclimb.net> wrote:
> Follow up -- Well, I could not figure out why rsync was producing invisible 
> / hidden files when being transfered from an internal drive (other than OS 
> drive) to a network drive.  I even tried downloading arRsync, a GUI rsync 
> app.  Even with that, it was producing invisible files.  I have a feeling 
> Time Machine is some how interfering with the network transfer.  The work 
> around solution was to download Deja Vu, a backup app.  It allows me to 
> backup to a network drive, set a schedule and so forth.   This will work 
> for the mean time...

Freaky.  Have you tried reducing this down to a single isolated example
that can be reproduced?  Definitely sounds like a valid bug.



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