--ignore-exisiting criteria?

Matt McCutchen matt at mattmccutchen.net
Wed Jul 28 22:32:41 MDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-07-28 at 10:16 -0700, fjaccarino wrote:
> I've been hunting on the web but I can't seem to find what the definition
> that is used when using the "--ignore-existing" option of RSYNC.  Would
> anyone happen to know what exactly is the criteria used to ignore files?  Is
> it name only?  Size?  Name and size?

The criterion is that something already exists at the corresponding path
in the destination; it doesn't matter what.


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