Overwriting symlinks on OSX

Matt McCutchen hashproduct+rsync at gmail.com
Sun Feb 25 02:35:14 GMT 2007

On 2/24/07, Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org> wrote:
> 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.

My mistake.  Now I see that after pretending to delete the symlink,
rsync sets statret = -1.  That causes it to set missing_below three
lines later.

Is my other example with an implied symlink valid against the current CVS rsync?


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