Harry Putnam writes:

> I've rsynced two directory structures back and forth a few times.
>
> [snip]
>
> The file systems in volved are (xp)NTFS on one end and Fat32 on the
> external drive.


This is the DST problem with how Fat32 represents mtime.
Fat32 uses localtime, so the unix-derived (UTC) mtime with
Fat32 changes with DST. Sad, huh?

See the excellent write-up by the late JW Schultz:

http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2003-10/msg00995.html

Craig
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