Christopher Barry on 13 May 2017 08:11:53 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] What's the best way to share a partition between windows and linux in 2017?

On Sat, 13 May 2017 01:12:10 -0400
PaulNM <> wrote:

>I recommend and use exfat for this kind of use. It has the benefit of 
>being writable by Macs as well, without having to pay for software.
>One thing to watch out for with exfat, don't use rsync -a. There's
>some kind of quirk where rsync will end up recopying data that's
>already there. I've seen different reasons given, but it seems to be
>related to timestamps and/or permission issues. Not sure why, as other
>file systems that don't support permissions or as granular timestamps
>seem to work fine. (Most notably vfat.)
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might be a couple of rsync switches to read up on to see if they may
mitigate that issue.

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