--link-dest mostly useless on a server without chroot

Andrew Pimlott andrew at pimlott.net
Sat Mar 27 19:13:50 GMT 2004

On Sat, Mar 27, 2004 at 01:54:29AM -0800, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 09:02:42AM -0800, Wayne Davison wrote:
> > Yes, those options should really replace "/" with the root dir of the
> > module when chroot isn't specified (rather than just stripping the slash
> > off).
> This is now fixed in CVS.

Cool!  I assume it's something like

    rsync --link-dest /current /mydirtobackup server::backup/new

ie, you don't put the module name in the link-dest.  Hopefully, this is
documented.  :-)


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