copy file upon --delete possible?

Julian linux at
Wed Mar 28 13:51:26 GMT 2007

Hi all, I have a particular request:
I was asked whether when --delete is specified on the client, the daemon 
can, instead of delete the file, move it to a "trash" directory.
The path of the latter may be hardcoded and it is not important to 
retain info about original path etc..

Not sure whether --backup or some similar option can do this just for 
deleted files... I was looking through the source to see if this can be 
hard-coded, and it seems that the function "delete_item" is where it 
should be done.. specifically in "do_unlink", where one could hard-code 
a "copy_file" to a fixed trash directory before unlink...
Any suggestions??


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