M. Fioretti wrote: > On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 08:07:40 AM -0500, SilverTip257 wrote: >> if you really want to eliminate that data being transferred, I >> suppose you could do the extra work and rename the directory at the >> same time on the source and destination. Not ideal in the least. > > Not ideal indeed, but I'll probably do it that way next time that some > renaming like this happens on very large folders. I assume that after > that, I'd also have to launch rsync with the options that says to not > consider modification time. no I don't think you will, since the file modification times won't have changed.