Rsync over an NFS mount (Scanned @ Decoma)

Eberhard Moenkeberg emoenke at
Fri Apr 1 20:21:18 GMT 2005


On Fri, 1 Apr 2005 Lester_Linnell at wrote:

> If I perform an local rsync with the 'delete' option over an NFS mount, and
> the mount point has been unmounted, the rsync will delete what was once on
> the local box..

This is correct behaviour, if the source directory is empty.

Ckeck if mounted before invoking rsync.

Cheers -e
Eberhard Moenkeberg (emoenke at, em at

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