rsync creates wrong sized files

Wayne Davison wayned at
Thu May 20 18:17:58 GMT 2004

On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 08:21:56AM +0100, Dr A V Le Blanc wrote:
> Every day this command leaves some wrong files in the tree

Sounds like the rsync daemon you are contacting is running 2.6.1.  If
so, just remove the -R option and all should be well (it's not needed by
the command you're using).  Also, since you're using --delete, get rid
of the trailing '*' in the source path -- it is inhibiting deletions in
the base dir of the transfer (leave a trailing '/').  After that, advise
the folks at that they should update their rsync to


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