Bug report: deletion of files only on remote system is not logged.

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Fri May 9 21:46:31 EST 2003

On Fri, May 09, 2003 at 11:56:18AM +0100, Sam Sexton wrote:
> I was told that my earlier submission of this report contained a
> user-hostile attachment (courtesy of Outlook), so here it is again, with
> the log included below.
> The problem:  Files that exist only on the remote system are deleted
> silently (i.e. not logged), rather than noisily as implied by the
> recommendation of --dry-run in the rsync man page definition of --delete
> to see what would be deleted. I am intending to use rsync to replace
> rdist in an disaster recovery suite for several major banks and need to
> be able to provide the same details of what files were deleted as at
> present.

Works for me.  Reduce your testcase to the bone, run from
the command-line.  With nothing in the log that isn't

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