--delete --force Won't Remove Directories With Dotnames

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Thu Mar 8 18:07:21 GMT 2007

On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 05:02:21PM -0000, Sabahattin Gucukoglu wrote:
> However, rsync is still never making any mention of the .partial
> directories in the output during the list build or sync (even with
> -vv, and I think even this would be a courtesy indicator).

Starting with version 3.0.0, rsync will mention any directory that it
would like to delete, but can't due to exclude/protect restrictions
(thanks to Matt's nice work).  So, this will improve in the next


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