Sun Sep 6 16:29:27 MDT 2009
If the sending side detects any I/O errors, then the deletion of
any files at the destination will be automatically disabled.
This is to prevent temporary filesystem failures (such as NFS
errors) on the sending side causing a massive deletion of files
on the destination. You can override this with the
>Recently I lost several of my important documents because of a
>corrupted file system on the source. Here are some logs,
>* Rsync gets an IO error on one of the folders,
>rsync: readlink_stat("/mnt/raid-backup/Documents/Finance") failed:
>Input/output error (5)
>* It starts deleting all my financial documents,
Make sure you didn't give --ignore-errors to rsync.
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