[Bug 2675] --backup --suffix=.foo --delete-after doesn't backup
paul at debian.org
Mon May 2 16:54:03 GMT 2005
On Mon 02 May 2005, samba-bugs at samba.org wrote:
> ------- Additional Comments From wayned at samba.org 2005-05-02 09:36 -------
> It helps to look at the NEWS file from CVS so that you won't duplicate bugs that
> have already been fixed (this is mentioned in the checklist on the bug-reporting
> page, complete with a link to the unpacked NEWS file).
Hmm, I looked through the messages to the mailing list since 2.6.4 was
released, and couldn't find anything relevant. I had figured that
something like this would have been mentioned...
BTW, there was a bug reported about the fact that rsync now shows
non-7bit-ascii chars as '?' now... I tried checking the NEWS and OLDNEWS
files to see when that had been implemented (I thought 2.6.4 but wasn't
sure), but I can't find any mention of this change. Am I missing it?
> As for excluding the backup suffix when using --delete-after, that has always
> been required -- I've considered adding an automatic exclude for it, but have
> left it compatible with older versions for the time being.
It was quite unexpected, I had expected that rsync made a list of the
existing files on the destination before any transfer of files (and
hence before the creation of the backup files). So rsync scans all the
files twice apparently?
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