remote files not being deleted

Wayne Davison wayned at
Thu Feb 26 02:45:29 GMT 2004

On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 08:36:26PM -0600, Trey Nolen wrote:
> rsync -avR -e ssh --numeric-ids --delete --progress --delete-after
> --ignore-errors --exclude /proc/ / root at backupserver:/

That lack of deletion is fixed in 2.6.0.  You can work around the
problem by either getting rid of the -R option (you don't need it in
that particular command) or by specifying "/." instead of "/" as the
source of your copy.


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