--backup trickery

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Tue Jul 5 18:45:20 GMT 2005

On Tue, Jul 05, 2005 at 11:48:10AM -0600, Jason Marshall wrote:
> What I'd really like to see is an option that might be called 
> --delete-backups where the backup is made, and immediately deleted

This isn't needed -- rsync renames the temp file over the top of the
destination file, accomplishing the same thing without having to use
--backup at all.


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