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

Carlos Carvalho carlos at fisica.ufpr.br
Thu Sep 9 15:16:07 MDT 2010

Craig Bell (Craig.Bell at standard.com) wrote on 9 September 2010 18:26:
 >Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote:
 >> 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 
 >> transfers.
 >> So question is: Are there more than 1000 files in total?
 >No, there are fewer than one hundred files.  So perhaps it's an issue of scale?
 >In other words, if I had thousands of files (each in its own subdirectory), then
 >--delete-during would eventually start to behave more "infix" as I expected?
 >Thanks for the insight Matthias...  -cheers, CSB

Did you try with --no-i-r? In your somewhat particular case it might
do what you want.

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