Rsync does not delete

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sat Oct 20 18:26:04 GMT 2007

On Sat, Oct 20, 2007 at 10:09:17AM +0200, chrischan at wrote:
> /usr/bin/rsync -azx --delete --numeric-ids --relative --delete-excluded --exclude=/srv/backup/* --rsh=/usr/bin/ssh root at mysql:/boot /srv/backup/daily.0/mysql_boot/

That will copy things into a /srv/backup/daily.0/mysql_boot/boot
directory (note the trailing "boot").  Is that where you're looking for
deletions to occur?  Or did you expect the transfer to copy into the
.../mysql_boot dir?  If so, add a trailing slash to the source path.


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