How to avoid loosing rsync temp/partial files

Wayne Davison wayned at
Mon Dec 31 18:38:47 GMT 2007

On Sun, Dec 30, 2007 at 01:49:10PM -0500, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> Yes, the premature deletion of the source files ought to be fixed.

This is now fixed in the latest dev version.  The original file will be
left intact if the rename from the --temp-dir fails, and a copy of the
successful transfer will be left in the --partial-dir if that option was
specified (and the rename/copy to the partial dir succeeds).

The latest "nightly" tar file has this fix.


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