check "--link-dest" directory first

Wayne Davison wayned at
Mon Oct 18 17:15:18 GMT 2004

On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 10:45:52AM +0200, Norbert Wild wrote:
> Is there a way to mak rsync check for existing files in the --link-dest 
> directory first?

No, not at the moment.  You might want to check into the BackupPC
software (that uses the rsync protocol) and see if that is something
that might be a better match for what you're trying to do.  It is
linked on the resources page of the rsync website.


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