Rsync behaviour on harddisc crash

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Thu Mar 18 11:30:05 MDT 2010

On Thu 18 Mar 2010, Mac User FR wrote:

> Wouldn't it be better to use conditional expressions from sh with a
> smaller footprint than rsync --list to check if the directory
> exists?
> I think on something like:
> -d file
> 	      True if file exists and is a directory.

That won't work to check a directory on a remote system.
(Hint: server::folder indicates an rsync module "folder" on the "server" system.)


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