Almost desperate on rsync from macbook to NAS

Boniforti Flavio boniforti.f at
Sun Nov 1 14:21:44 MST 2009

2009/10/31 Matt McCutchen <matt at>:
> On Sat, 2009-10-31 at 17:06 +0100, Boniforti Flavio wrote:
>> I'm almost getting exhausted, thus I have to bother you people to get some help.
> That's a non sequitur.  Check
> .

Yep, sorry... I really just wanted to shout it out...


> What is the nature of the failure?  Files ending up in the wrong place,
> or rsync not seeing the old files and wanting to retransfer everything,
> or not connecting to the rsync daemon at all, or what??

Well, actually in my last attempt, files are getting deleted (I used
the -n switch to not waste my actually transferred data) on the
destination path...

>> I tried to play around with trailing slashes, but I got tired while
>> not succeeding :-/
> Putting a trailing slash on the source should have worked.  (Whether
> there is one on the destination shouldn't matter.)

OK, I'll retry with trailing path on source and if it doesn't matter
whether or not there's also one in the destination path, I'll leave it
as it is (*with* trailing slash)...

Get back to you soon, as I get some more trials done.

Thanks so far,

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