Overwriting symlinks on OSX

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Sun Feb 25 02:28:09 GMT 2007

On Sat, Feb 24, 2007 at 07:59:32PM -0500, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> However, when processing files inside, it blindly follows the obsolete
> symlink and concludes that the files are already there, whereas the
> newly created directory would have no files on a real run.

Not in a modern rsync.  If the 2.6.9 was the receiver and not 2.6.3,
rsync would have reported that all the files would have been created
inside the directory that replaced the symlink.


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