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Interesting question. The first thing to realise is that the iPhoto Library is a folder, not a file. The Finder shows it as a file for end-user convenience, but it really is a folder. There are many tools to quickly mirror a folder from a source to a destination. I would recommend using rsync.
Deleting ~/Pictures/iPod Photo Cache and emptying the trash did the trick for me. Just to be clear, Quit itunes. Go to your home folder in the Finder Go to the pictures folder Move "iPod Photo Cache" to the trash. Empty the trash. Open itunes and run a sync
So I found that after looking at the extended attributes that somehow this particularly problematic system had issues where there were a number of user immutable files. After resetting the extended attributes things started to become a bit more sane. For example, I found a handy command line option on the Apple forums: find ~ $TMPDIR.. \( -flags ...
I solved my problem by using iPhoto's Photo Library First Aid and repairing the permissions of the iPhoto library. To activate the Photo Library First Aid Hold down Option+ Command while starting iPhoto. A Window with several options will appear. To repair the permissions check Repair Permissions and click the Repair button
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