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

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sat Apr 23 09:36:09 MDT 2011

On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 12:44 PM, Alistair Dsouza <alistaird at>wrote:

> 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.

I think it more likely that you had 2 instances of the script running at the
same time.  You could use something like "shlock" to prevent that from

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