Backing Up Everything to Removable Disks

Michael Torrie torriem at
Wed Apr 3 18:59:30 MDT 2013

On 04/03/2013 06:51 PM, Daniel Fussell wrote:
> The last I used rsync-ish (unison actually) on windows with cygwin,
> it was a miserable failure.  Copying files manually was faster.  As I
>  recall, it comes down to that each file has to be stat-ed, and doing
>  that through cygwin is really, really slow.  I think there was also
>  problems with permissions, ownerships, extended attributes, etc.
> But it's been a while, so I don't remember much except
> rsync/unison-cygwin wasn't the solution I hoped it'd be.  I wish
> there was a decent rsync-based client for windows; I've needed it on
> occasion.

This version might be native, no cygwin:

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