DO NOT REPLY [Bug 4531] symlinks updating doesn't work properly during updates

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Tue Jul 17 11:31:17 GMT 2007

------- Comment #4 from zakmck73 at  2007-07-17 06:31 CST -------
(In reply to comment #3)
> Symlinks are not affected by the --update option.  This option just affects
> file transfers.

I understand the implementation problems that has lead to adopt such a
behavior. However I think this is misleading and dangerous. I've lost some
links this way and I needed to review a server configuration at hand. At least
a warning message, such as "ignoring symlink date, considering the target date"
would be good. 


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