unsafe_symlink change (Re: CVS update: rsync)

Dave Dykstra dwd at drdykstra.us
Thu Jan 16 21:00:00 EST 2003

On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 03:44:44PM -0500, Scott Mcdermott wrote:
> Dave Dykstra on Thu 16/01 14:33 -0600:
> > The patch from 2-1/2 years ago for changing copy-unsafe-links to follow
> > unsafe links on the destination side also included essentially this patch.
> just to be clear, without using copy-unsafe-links, rsync still copies
> absolute symlinks which point out of the source tree, verbatim to the
> destination (even if it ends up dangling on the destination), right?

Right, with the -l or --links option (implied by -a).

- Dave

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