are partial files always deleted on interruption?
carlos at fisica.ufpr.br
Sat Jul 4 19:20:54 GMT 2009
Wayne Davison (wayned at samba.org) wrote on 4 July 2009 08:53:
>On Fri, Jul 03, 2009 at 03:32:29PM -0300, Carlos Carvalho wrote:
>> Both processes were killed with the same command, kill pid1 pid2.
>A SIGTERM (the default kill signal) should be caught by rsync, allowing
>it to cleanup before it exits.
Yes, that's why I gave the explicit kill command, showing it's a SIGTERM.
>> However I've found that a file was left after interruption, with a
>> zero size.
>What kind of file? A temp file, or the destination file?
A temp one, like .<filename>.<random string>
>You didn't use --inplace
>Rsync 2.6.8 had a bug where it could leave a temp file when
>interrupted, but I don't see any such problem with 3.0.6.
That's why I asked. Isn't there a "leak" when the size is still zero?
It's quite rare to happen and difficult to reproduce.
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