protecting files from deletion, and using --delete-excluded

Wayne Davison wayned at
Fri Sep 1 00:48:03 GMT 2006

On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 07:32:57PM -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> I assume you mean receiving rsync versions too old to understand -C
> and :C?

Yeah.  I got bit by this once before, so I'm now wary to ensure that we
keep the -C option backward compatible.

I checked in some more code that fixes the latest problem you pointed
out (the dropping of include/exclude rules read from merge files on the
receiving side).

Much appreciated!


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