purge-empty-dirs and max-file-size confusion

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Mon Apr 27 14:29:10 GMT 2009

On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 02:19:42PM -0400, Ian! D. Allen wrote:
> There is no mention of the concept of "transfer rule" in the rsync
> man page.  I offer some proposed man page wording changes, below.

Thanks.  I have committed some manpage changes that clarify this
unexpected behavior.  At some point rsync may allow actual filtering of
files by their (non-name) attributes, which would avoid this situation.


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