different behavior for --backup-dir relative/path vs
jw at pegasys.ws
Fri Jan 30 08:48:06 GMT 2004
On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 11:40:50AM -0800, duane at blur.com wrote:
> Why does using --delete -b --backup-dir relative/path
> puts the deleted files in the target folder,
> while using the full path works as expected?
What you describe is exactly as expected.
Like --link-dest and --compare-dest, relative paths for
--backup-dir are relative to the destination directory.
Why this is so becomes obvious if you imagine doing a push
to a remote server.
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
email address: jw at pegasys.ws
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