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Re: [vox] simple directory update



On Sat, Jan 26, 2002 at 08:02:22PM -0800, Eric Nelson wrote:
> Suppose I copy a directory somewhere:
> 
> cp -a  /home/en  /mnt/home/en
> 
> Now, a week later, I want to update the destination, i.e. overwrite files 
> that have changed, or just have a newer date.  Ideally, it would be good to 
> remove files that have been removed too.  In other words, I want the 
> destination to equal the source, but physically only want to deal w/ files 
> that have changed.  Is there a clean, easy way to do this?

This is what rsync is designed for. Try 'rsync -av /src /dest'.

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