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Paul Slootman paul+rsync at wurtel.net
Fri Oct 5 08:58:17 GMT 2007

On Thu 04 Oct 2007, Frank Thomas wrote:
> 1.                   rsync recognizes that Directory1 is not on server1,
> but it's inode still is. Rsync reads the new directory name and flags
> the name change from Directory1 to DirectoryNew on server1.

The problem here is that rsync is stateless; i.e. it can't recognize
that the inode is still there, because it has no idea the inode was ever
there.  To accommodate that, a major redesign would probably be needed.

Paul Slootman

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