Feature Request: Options to limit --one-file-system at the source or destination.

Hans Deragon hans at deragon.biz
Tue Jan 15 18:21:33 GMT 2008


  Currently, the --one-file-system applies to both the source and
  destination and this is a problem.

  In my source, I have a symlink pointing to a directory on another
  device which I would like to have copied.  I thus use

  I also use --delete.  This is dangerous because if there is a bug in
  my script, I would not like the destination to become suddenly / and
  deletion occurs on mounted network drives (granted, the machine would
  be toast, but the damage would be limited to the machine; not the
  corporate network).

  If I make use of --one-file-system, the symlink at the source gets
  ignored.  So I need a --one-file-system option that applies only to
  the destination, probably named something like

  Could that be easily implemented?  The following two options would be

    # Limit to one file system at the source.

    # Limit to one file system at the destination.

Best regards,
Hans Deragon
Consultant en informatique/Software Consultant
Deragon Informatique inc.
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