From: John Goerzen <jgoerzen@co...> - 2011-01-26 01:23:00
I notice that the default BackupPC config uses --recursive with rsync.
According to rsync's manpage, this may cause it to miss hardlinks:
"If incremental recursion is active (see --recursive), rsync may
transfer a missing hard-linked file before it finds that another link
for that contents exists elsewhere in the hierarchy. This does
not affect the accuracy of the transfer, just its efficiency. One way
to avoid this is to disable incremental recursion using the
Is it safe to replace --recursive with --no-inc-recursive in the
Also, I'm wondering if direct restore to the client isn't possible with
rsync? The introduction of the manual says "(with smb or tar)" which
makes me wonder.
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