--delete ignored?

va_public <yahoogroups at vikas.mailshell.com> yahoogroups at vikas.mailshell.com
Wed Feb 12 05:53:20 EST 2003

--- In rsync at yahoogroups.com, jw schultz <jw at p...> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 10, 2003 at 10:24:35PM -0000, va_public 
<yahoogroups at v...> wrote:
> > 
> > If the file is getting deleted, shouldnt the --verbose option 
print a 
> > message to this effect?
> Because it isn't deleting the files.

Um..It _is_ deleting the file from my target tree.

Yes, it is backing it up, so it isnt really gone, but whats the harm 
in printing a message saying it is deleting it from the target tree, 
because it is doing that.

All I am trying to do is find out what files are going to be deleted 
from my target tree using --dry-run --verbose before actually running 
the command. 

It is misleading to not print the message in --verbose but boom, the 
file is gone from my target tree when I take out the --dry-run.

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