the protect flag - P doesn't work with --relative option ?
masaniparesh at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 13:25:42 MDT 2009
Basically, I want to preserve some of directories on destination side
conditionally and hence, I choose to use --filter option mentioned in rsync
man pages. I noticed that --filter option works as expected when I don't
have --relative option used but in below case it doesn't work.
rsync -avz --relative --delete --filter='H /mydir2' --exclude='-
/preserve' mydir1/. destHost:/tmp/mydir
I want to sync "/tmp/mydir/mydir1", delete "mydir2" and protect and hide
"preserve" directory on destination host.
I noticed that rsync doesn't deletes the "mydir2" on destination host but if
I remove --relative then it does. Could anyone tell me is there any
dependencies between Hide and Protect flag with --relative option? How to
make rsync to delete directories with H flag set and --relative option
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