--delete and --dirs

Guillaume Etorre guillaume_etorre at realmagic.fr
Tue Sep 27 17:10:31 GMT 2005

rsync-2.6.6 manpage says:

              This option has no effect unless directory recursion is enabled.

True. In fact, I noted that --delete doesn't delete anything if --dirs 
is used rather than --recursive.

Is there any reason for --delete not to delete when used with --dirs?
Is there a way to get rsync to actually delete files on the receiving 
end when using --delete with --dirs?

Thanks for any help.


Guillaume Etorre

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