Backup and renaming old file that became directory

Matt McCutchen hashproduct+rsync at
Sat Jul 15 02:51:37 GMT 2006

On 7/12/06, Yan Morin <yan.morin at> wrote:
> rsync: keep_backup failed: "/mnt/backup/foo/home/bar" ->
> "/mnt/backup/foo/old/home/bar": Is a directory (21) [...]

Oh, you're right!  I guess I didn't set up the scenario correctly the
first time, because now I get a messy error similar to yours.  I will
investigate further.


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