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Re: MBR partitioning, and content after partition table but before first partition

On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 08:36:59PM -0700, David Christensen wrote:
> >and the destination ended up bigger,
> >possibly because one or more of the backups on the source had been using some
> >kind of hardlink de-dupe (I've ranted about hardlink trees being a problem in
> >various backup topics on -user, too...) and I didn't think to supply -S to
> >rsync.
> -S is for sparse files.

Sorry, you are right. I did not use -S nor -H, so sparse files would be expanded,
and hard links re-referenced in my copy. I'm not sure which (or both) were a
problem in my case.

Jonathan Dowland
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