"-b --suffix '' --delete --backup-dir /path/" combination does
not act as expected
wayned at samba.org
Sat Aug 2 02:57:15 EST 2003
On Fri, Aug 01, 2003 at 01:51:53AM -0700, jw schultz wrote:
> If for some reason they specify
> --suffix=~ --backup-dir=../foo
> it should create the backup files with the requested suffix.
Yes, I totally agree. Fortunately, that's what the code does.
> We want to send the suffix if they specified one even if they
> specified the default.
No, there's no need to do that. What you're missing is that the default
is "" when they specified --backup-dir, so the code only sends the
suffix if it is not a null string in that case. If they specified
--suffix=~, it gets sent when --backup-dir was specified. (We don't
send '~' only when --backup-dir was _not_ specified.)
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