cp(1) -n option for rsync?

Wayne Davison wayned at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Dec 6 21:12:01 EST 2002

On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 11:53:08AM -0800, Sander van Zoest wrote:
> I would like to be able to use rsync to mirror some directories, but
> to explicitly *not* override any files that already exist on the other
> side.

I believe you're looking for the --ignore-existing option.  I'm not sure
when it got added, but it's in 2.5.5 at least (and not in 2.4.6).


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