[SCM] The rsync repository. - branch master updated

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Sun Jun 22 10:41:27 MDT 2014

The branch, master has been updated
       via  61e74af Add a clarification about shell wildcard expansion.
      from  0466e46 Make sure the link() destination file doesn't exist.


- Log -----------------------------------------------------------------
commit 61e74afc420b95bea28e8a75632fc1d749b599b8
Author: Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org>
Date:   Sun Jun 22 09:41:17 2014 -0700

    Add a clarification about shell wildcard expansion.


Summary of changes:
 rsync.yo |    5 ++++-
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/rsync.yo b/rsync.yo
index c80610d..40b8057 100644
--- a/rsync.yo
+++ b/rsync.yo
@@ -103,7 +103,10 @@ This would transfer all files matching the pattern *.c from the
 current directory to the directory src on the machine foo. If any of
 the files already exist on the remote system then the rsync
 remote-update protocol is used to update the file by sending only the
-differences. See the tech report for details.
+differences in the data.  Note that the expansion of wildcards on the
+commandline (*.c) into a list of files is handled by the shell before
+it runs rsync and not by rsync itself (exactly the same as all other
+posix-style programs).
 quote(tt(rsync -avz foo:src/bar /data/tmp))

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