--delete-during acts like --delete-before

Matthias Schniedermeyer ms at citd.de
Thu Sep 9 02:23:19 MDT 2010

On 08.09.2010 23:07, Craig Bell wrote:
>   Hello, I use rsync v3.0.7 with "--delete-during", but it appears to 
>   act more like "--delete-before".  I've checked the docs and list 
>   archives, but I am still discovering some of the subtleties of 
>   rsync, and I can't see where I'm going wrong.  There's an example of 
>   my issue below... can anybody set me straight?  =-)

My observation of current rsync in "Incremental Recursion"-Mode 
(default), with default "--delete", is that the files it deletes are 
about 1000 files further down the list than the file it currently 

So question is:
Are there more than 1000 files in total?

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