rsync 2.5.6: --suffix option

va_public <yahoogroups at> yahoogroups at
Mon Feb 10 14:22:49 EST 2003

The ChangeLog for rsync 2.5.6 mentions that the --suffix option has 
been added to control the suffix of files backed up to the 

Wasnt this already there in 2.5.5? 

In 2.5.5, if I do

--backup --backup-dir=mybackup --suffix=.old

it doesnt work? I thought it did.


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