Synchronize directory copy

rsync -avz ~/src ~/des/
rsync will copy the source directory into destination and any subsequent run will synchronize only the changes from the source.
Sample Output
building file list ... done
src/
src/modified
src/newfile

sent 271 bytes  received 70 bytes  682.00 bytes/sec
total size is 30  speedup is 0.09

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By: axelabs
2012-06-01 15:08:12

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You shouldn't need -z (compress) flag when syncing local directory.
sungam · 315 weeks and 2 days ago
add slashes for a more robust interpretation of folders : using ~/src make ambguous to chose wether it should create a src subfolder in des/ sync with or really use src as a sync source for des/. Many command uses a trailing slash to fix up the ambiguity. rsync -avz ~/src/ ~/des/
Valise · 314 weeks and 6 days ago

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