DO NOT REPLY [Bug 3422] dry run fails when encountering dangling symbolic link

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Thu Jan 19 19:03:06 GMT 2006

wayned at changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |FIXED

------- Comment #6 from wayned at  2006-01-19 12:03 MST -------
As Matt discovered, the bug is simply that when rsync is in a dry-run scenario,
it may not have deleted an in-the-way file/symlink/device by the time the
delete code decides to check if a sender-side directory exists on the receiving

Thanks for the patch!  It's the right fix, and I've checked it into CVS for the
upcoming 2.6.7.

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