Using --keep-dirlinks : recursive symlinks problem
paul at debian.org
Mon Aug 23 06:56:16 GMT 2004
On Sun 22 Aug 2004, Ivan Manida wrote:
> It is not infinite, but it is inconvenient since rsync would generate a transfer error. I think it makes sense to detect such symlinks and have an option which would modify copy-links and keep-dirlinks behavior, since it's not always possible to modify the sending filesystem to correct the loop.
I'd vote for detecting the trivial case of :
link -> .
link -> ..
link -> ../`basename $(pwd)`
link -> ../anything
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