Rsync backup issues using relative paths and LVM snapshots

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Fri Jul 16 02:49:13 MDT 2010

On Fri 16 Jul 2010, Alex Ferrara wrote:
> I did think about remotely executing a mkdir before the backup, but one blocker is that I will be using Thecus NAS boxes as some off-site locations and I don't have shell access.

You could mkdir the directory locally somewhere (anywhere), and rsync
just that directory to the remote side, affectively doing a remote mkdir
via rsync.  Repeat for deeper directories. If the remote directory
already exist, it shouldn't do any harm.


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