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Programming language: Haskell
License: BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License
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bogocopy Hackage version Linux Build Status

Copies a directory tree, preserving permissions and modification times, but making zero-size sparse copies of big files.

Installing and running

Install in the standard Haskell way: cabal install bogocopy, or stack install bogocopy if using Stack.

Usage:

    bogocopy [-v|--verbose] (-s|--size SIZE_MB) SRCDIR DSTDIR

copy a directory tree, preserving permissions and modification times, but making zero-size sparse copies of big files

DSTDIR will be created.

Available options:

-h,--help

Show this help text

--v,--verbose

Verbose (debugging) output

--s,--size SIZE_MB

Size limit, files leq to this size (in MB) are real-copied, those above are not.

Bugs and limitations

  • Limited to unix-like systems with rsync and cp commands available.
  • Won't preserve the "ctime" (inode change time) of a node
  • Tested in only a desultory fashion, use at your own risk