Damaged source medium during rsync

Matt McCutchen hashproduct+rsync at gmail.com
Wed Aug 30 20:27:36 GMT 2006

I should clarify...

On 8/30/06, Felix E. Klee <fk at linuxburg.de> wrote:
> I assume that the file will be synchronized partially,
> overwriting any file of the same name on the destination medium.

That behavior is not the default.  It is enabled by --inplace.

> If that is
> the case, is there a way to make rsync check readability of files before
> overwriting them on the target medium (e.g. by synching to a temp. file and,
> once everything went fine, moving it to its final destination)?

Synching to a temporary file first is the default behavior.


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