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

Mon Dec 21 19:26:08 UTC 2009
Tom H <tomh0665 at gmail.com>

>>> Does there has way scp not change "link" setup?

>> I've always preferred 'rsync -essh -aHv  source host:path' over scp for
>> remote copies.  It will generally get everything right and in the case
>> where part of the content is already there it is much more efficient.

> 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?

-H, --hard-links      preserve hard links