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Fwd: Re: using rsync on raw device


I'm not sure what happened with rsync 3.0.0 in wip,
but in any event I was hoping this patch could get
in the pipeline?

// George

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Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 15:20:59 -0400
Message-Id: <1206904860.2276.0.camel@localhost>
From: Matt McCutchen <>
To: George Georgalis <>
Subject: Re: using rsync on raw device

On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 15:00 -0400, George Georgalis wrote:
> I'm trying to use rsync to manage a raw disk image file.
> rsync --checksum --perms --owner --group --sparse --partial --progress \
> /u0510a/rwd0d.img
> skipping non-regular file "rwd0d"

Use the --copy-devices option added by this patch:


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