rennie.barnett at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 21:11:04 WST 2008
On Mon, 25 Feb 2008 10:29:23 Richard Meyer wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-02-25 at 10:14 +0900, rennie wrote:
> > Why would ...
> > # scp -pr -P 13713 /home/rennie/ root at 10.1.1.8:/home/LaptopBackup
> > ... create +100GB on from c.a. 10GB of data?
> > Have I missed some thing?
> > Cheers
> > Rennie
> > ________
> Copying a sparse file, maybe? Reference -
I found it:
#ls -l /home/rennie/.wine/drive_c/windows/profiles/rennie/My\ Documents
lrwxrwxrwx 1 rennie users 12 2008-02-03\
Documents -> /home/rennie
So within my home directory is a link pointing to my _home_ directory ...
which contains a link to my _home_ directory which .......
So my question now is: how do I avoid this in future while copying files -
including hidden ones - from one PC to another on the network ... with
minimal fuss and setup effort?
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