Overwriting symlinks on OSX
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.
More information about the rsync