[Dirvish] Files being copied instead of linked

Brian-Imap Brian_Dorling at t-online.de
Sun Jul 21 12:48:50 UTC 2013

On 7/21/2013 2:33 PM, Darren Hook wrote:
> On 21 July 2013 12:37, Brian-Imap <Brian_Dorling at t-online.de 
> <mailto:Brian_Dorling at t-online.de>> wrote:
>     Hi,
>     my 2TB drive filled up very quickly, seems Dirvish was to
>     "blame"........
>     A new vault is having all files copied instead of linked.
> When I first started using Dirvish to backup Windows servers, I found 
> I had to set permissions: 0 in dirvish.conf else it would unlink every 
> file. (This behaviour may have changed since upgrading cygwin + rsync 
> versions, and there's probably a more elegant solution, but this does 
> it for me.)
> Use faster-dupemerge to relink your existing backups and reclaim space.
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Cheers, you got it. Now I wish I knew why?

I looked at the ouput at both sides using verbose, but no idea how it 
was making its decisions, looks like
the kind of logging my programs do..........

Thanks very much.

Cheers Brian
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