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

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

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

What Others Think

You shouldn't need -z (compress) flag when syncing local directory.
sungam · 496 weeks 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 · 495 weeks and 4 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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