DO NOT REPLY [Bug 2294] Detect renamed files and handle by renaming instead of delete/re-send

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Wed Oct 10 21:09:08 GMT 2007

------- Comment #7 from hashproduct+rsync at  2007-10-10 16:09 CST -------
(In reply to comment #6)
> Is the patch not included in 2.6.9 or did I miss something?

Correct, --detect-renamed still exists as a patch; it is not in the main
version of rsync.

> Add-on question: does rsync switch off -z for .gz files in the affected
> directory?

Yes, by default, rsync exempts files with a number of suffixes (including .gz)
from -z.  Since rsync 3.0.0, you can customize the list of suffixes with
--skip-compress=LIST .

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