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

Peter Serwe peter.serwe at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 19:52:04 UTC 2009

Of course, if you want to be a really sneaky sysadmin and avoid links
altogether, not to mention confuse the shit out of the developers using your
you can always do a mount --bind as an alternative to symlinking directories


On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 11:25 AM, nate <centos at linuxpowered.net> wrote:

> 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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