files not moved immediately to final destination from temp location after rsync returns with success

Henri Shustak henri.shustak at
Wed Apr 20 17:16:56 MDT 2011

> I am using rsync version 3.0.7 on an arm linux based embedded device. The device pulls data periodically from a rsync server and stores the files on an SD card. The partial, temp and final rsync destinations all reside on the SD card.
> I came across an issue where it seems that the rsync call returned with a success but the files that it pulled are not moved immediately to its final destination. 

You could try issuing the 'sync' command? However, I do not think believe that this should be required. 

Perhaps someone else on this list will have some other ideas?

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