On Mon, Jan 29, 2007, Joe Auty wrote:
>I've heard of many people having problems with RsyncX and the version  
>of rsync included in OS X crapping out and being unreliable.
>RsyncX and the patched rsync (the former being a GUI for the CLI  
>rsync) that ships with OS X attempts to preserve resource forks and  
>other file metadata (a lot of it from the OS 9 era where this stuff  
>mattered). If you don't care at all about these attributes (I don't),  
>I would recommend building a copy of the stock rsync from Macports,  
>similar to FreeBSD ports in design: http://www.macports.org

The resource forks matter to some OS X software, in particular
the Reunion 8 genealogy program (which may also have issues when
run on case sensitive file systems).  Reunion is the only OS X
program I personally use where this has been an issue (resource
forks, not case insensitivity problems).

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