Problems with --delete

penglish at penglish at
Thu Apr 19 23:33:00 GMT 2007

On Tue, 17 Apr 2007, Wayne Davison wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 01:44:29PM -0700, penglish at wrote:
>> The strange thing is that _some_ files are being deleted.. just a few, and
>> obviously not nearly enough.
> Are you checking for errors?  Does rsync get an I/O error and stop
> deleting?  (See the --ignore-errors option for one way to deal with
> that.)

Not that I'm afraid - I get some errors about files vanishing at the tail 
end, but it seems that deleting happens at the beginning.

It is also not permissions as someone else suggested - I'm running this as 
root on both sides.


Paul English
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