09-01-2011, 09:59 PM #1
Rsync -avx filesize difference, help!
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- Sep 01, 2011
I have been using rsync to backup my project files recently but I noticed that the filesizes are different in finders 'get info' between the source and the copy that was made.
I am using rsync -avx
Is this a known issue?
10-15-2011, 11:16 PM #2
Insufficient data for meaningful answer.
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- Oct 15, 2011
- 2.4 GHz Intel i5 MBP with 4 GB memory
I'm not 100% sure what you mean, but:
Are you using Finder's "get info" on a whole folder or just a single file?
If it's a single file, you'll get the size of the file.
If it's a folder, there are some hidden files such as resource forks (DS store or something) that may increase the size of the backup.
Without more information, that is all I can say.
Please tell us how much is the size difference? And are you checking the size of an entire folder or just an individual file?
10-15-2011, 11:23 PM #3
What's the difference in file sizes?
More specifically, what's the byte count in terminal (ls -l)?mike
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