rsync --delete issue

Matt McCutchen matt at
Sat Aug 25 13:07:56 GMT 2007

On 8/25/07, Ameerov <ameerov at> wrote:
> Hi,  I hope this is the right place to post this... I came across this
> old unsolved post that is describing the exact problem i am having,
> tried emailing the author but the email bounced.
> Basically files on the destination get deleted if I use any of the
> --delete options.  As if it does not see that those file are indeed in
> the source.  I haven't found any solution online or in the rsync manpage.
> If anyone knows what the problem could be then please let me know.

Please re-run rsync at -vvv verbosity to get more information about
what rsync thinks it is doing.


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