bugGNU Parallel - build and execute command lines from standard input in parallel - Bugs: bug #36708, Option to follow links with...


bug #36708: Option to follow links with --transfer rsync

Submitted by:  Jay Hacker <jayqhacker>
Submitted on:  Fri 22 Jun 2012 08:50:26 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  1 - Wish
Item Group:  None Status:  Need Info
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Ole Tange <tange>
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Thu 04 Jul 2013 03:35:46 PM UTC, comment #2:

No good solution found.

Re-open when a good solution is found.

Ole Tange <tange>
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Sun 24 Jun 2012 02:03:59 AM UTC, comment #1:

Please discuss this on the mailing list, so we come up with the best solution.

Ole Tange <tange>
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Fri 22 Jun 2012 08:50:26 PM UTC, original submission:

GNU parallel 20120614

Currently, --transfer runs rsync -rlDzR, in which the "-l" means "copy symlinks as symlinks." It would be nice to have the option of copying them as real files (I think that's rsync -L). More generally, perhaps we could have a way to set the rsync options directly.

Jay Hacker <jayqhacker>


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