Is cp then mv the default?

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Wed Dec 19 10:44:38 GMT 2007

On Tue 18 Dec 2007, Tang, Clayton (Yiqi) wrote:
> Nevermind, I was able to find a large file and observe the rsync
> progress. It turns out rsync makes a remote file in the target directory
> with "." + original_file_name + some random letter as filename. Once the
> file is complete, rsync does a mv command.

... which is of course possible to change by using the --inplace option.

Paul Slootman

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