Rsync deletion issue on failure
adam.n.gordon at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 23:03:56 MST 2009
I didn't see this in the man page or after a cursory Google search.
I'm rsync-ing a file from computer A to computer B and the file does
not exist yet on computer B. My problem is that on a shoddy Internet
connection, if rsync fails due to a connection error, the dot file it
creates on computer B is deleted and I have to start the rsync all
over from the beginning.
Is there a way to tell rsync to NOT delete this dot file and pick up
where it left off after failing? I was in the middle of a 2-hour/2GB
xfer and the connection died w/ 10MB left.
More information about the rsync