rsync --delete isn't deleting files

Wayne Davison wayned at
Fri Jul 4 19:58:49 GMT 2008

On Fri, Jul 04, 2008 at 08:11:36PM +0100, Tiago Marques wrote:
> rsync  --delete-before -v  -tvlpr
> rsync://* ./ --dry-run

Check out the manpage on the --delete option.  The very first paragraph
tells you why you shouldn't be using a wildcard (*) there:


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