rsync, trailing slash, and --delete

BJ Quinn bjquinn at
Thu Aug 11 13:06:23 MDT 2011

I'm trying to rsync a folder like so - 

rsync -aP --delete /home/share_20110801 /lastbackup/ share 

Under the /lastbackup folder there is a "share" folder. I'd like to rsync all the contents of the "share _20110801" folder directly under the the "share" folder under /lastbackup. I know I can add the trailing slash to the source directory to accomplish this, but then as I understand it --delete won't work in that top-level directories deleted in the source won't be deleted in the destination. Is there any way to rsync from a folder to a differently named folder without breaking --delete? 


-BJ Quinn 
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