mkstemp fails but data still transferred

Steve Harris sharris at
Thu Mar 24 20:48:45 GMT 2005

I like this a lot - the '--create-fail-action=abort' option would suit 
me perfectly - if the creation of the temporary file fails then simply 
abort the transfer.


Cheers - Steve

>An option to specify action would help more, IMHO.  Since there is no
>two-way chatter, the choices are obviously limited.  How about:
>  --create-fail-action=discard (default)
>  --create-fail-action=mkdir
>  --create-fail-action=abort
>or some such?

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