[plug] what command does the same thing as robocopy /mir?

sothisistheinternet sothisistheinternet at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 21:33:38 WST 2007

On 3/3/07, Andrew Furey <andrew.furey at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/03/07, Richard Meyer <meyerri at westnet.com.au> wrote:
> > > Any idea why rsync -avz --delete /pub/share1 /mnt/usbdrive1 is so
> > > incredibly slow? It takes longer to run than just reformatting the
> > > 320GB USB drive and copying the data from the /pub/share1 directory
> > > (260GB) back to it!
> >
> > Well, it does an md5 (or equivalent) check on every file on source and
> > destination (as far as I know)
> Only if you specify -c; the default is to just work on the date/time
> and size to see if they're the same. Of course, if your clock was out
> or something and the times are all different, then all bets are off :)
> Andrew

It compiled its list and made its deletions quickly. Copying changed files
and added files took wayyy too long :-(

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