--partial replaces destination file on interrupted transfer

Matt McCutchen matt at mattmccutchen.net
Wed Jan 30 15:51:56 GMT 2008

On Wed, 2008-01-30 at 08:36 -0700, Rob Bosch wrote:
> My understanding is that the partially transferred file would be kept but it
> would not replace the destination file...that is, both files would be kept
> so that rsync could pick up where it left off.

To get this behavior, use --partial-dir instead of --partial.


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