rsync to EXFAT drive

rsync -vrltD --progress --stats /source/a/ /dest/a
-vrltD
options from -a friendly with EXFAT.

non-ExFAT rsync:

rsync -av --progress --stats /source/a/ /dest/a

doesn’t work with an EXFAT drive; you’ll get errors like:

rsync: mkstemp … failed: Function not implemented (38)

because EXFAT doesn’t understand permissions, owners, or groups.

rsync progress indicator

To get an rsync progress indicator, prepend a dot . to the filename.

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