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Gnu inconsistent
Authored by: SOX on Nov 16, '05 10:48:01AM

GNU sometimes ignores the slash and sometimes uses the slash to have such behavious. Compare cp and rsync on GNU and you will see what I mean. At least the BSD pattern is consisent. THat said I never did like that confusion over what / does. I have to re-read the rsync manpage every time I use it!



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Gnu inconsistent
Authored by: 3oz on Nov 18, '05 07:25:59AM

rsync is not written by the GNU Free Software Foundation. It is licensed with the GPL. GNU bundles many of the basic command line programs like 'cd, cp, mkdir, rm....' but rsync is written by Andrew Tridgell, the same guy that started the Samba project.



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