(Not retransferring files deleted from destination)

Andrew Gideon c182driver1 at gideon.org
Wed Jun 24 17:14:32 GMT 2009

On Sun, 21 Jun 2009 21:46:31 -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote:

>> 3. At t2, f0 to f3 are deleted from location B, and we don’t ever want
>> the deleted files to be copied again from location A

What if these files are subsequently modified on location A?  Should the 
new versions of the files be copied?

I'm wondering if a timestamp mechanism (ie. using something like find's 
cnewer option) would be right, or perhaps a list of files and rsync's 
exclude-from option.

	- Andrew

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