Replacing directories with symbolic links

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Nov 29 16:37:00 GMT 2005

On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 06:14:50PM +0100, Hanno Foest wrote:
> Looking at the involved files and directories, it looks like the user
> decided to replace a directory with a symlink, but rsync doesn't seem
> to delete the directory on the backup machine if that happens.

See both --force and --delete (use whichever is more appropriate).


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