[CentOS] Rsync and differential Backups

Mon Nov 9 19:36:18 UTC 2015
Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>

On 11/09/2015 11:10 AM, Frank Cox wrote:
>> >And if you aren't familiar with hard links, which rsync happily creates,
>> >they were certainly hard enough to wrap my head around, until I got it...
> More than one filename for a particular file.  What's difficult about that?

I think the difficult part is that so many people don't understand that 
EVERY regular file is a hard link.  It doesn't mean "more than one" at 
all.  A hard link is the association between a directory entry 
(filename) and an inode in the filesystem.