[CentOS] scp copy remote files does NOT copy link?

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Mon Dec 21 19:25:15 UTC 2009


b.j. mcclure wrote:

> I know I'm going to be embarrassed by the answer to this one but I've
> checked a couple rsync and ssh references, including man rsync, and do
> not find an option -H.  What is it?

Looks like

 -H, --hard-links            preserve hard links

In my experience hard links aren't very common, symlinks on the other
hand are very common, and probably the type of link you were
encountering.

nate




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