--link-dest doesn't work if target file exists (but needs updating)
Brian J. Murrell
brian at interlinx.bc.ca
Fri Jan 20 16:13:40 MST 2012
On 12-01-20 06:01 PM, Kevin Korb wrote:
> Someone has requested it:
I'm not really sure that is the same bug. Maybe it is. Not convinced
though. I guess I can file my own bug and ask 7870's OP to see if it's
the same issue.
> But is seems like an rm -rf and a cp -al would do the same thing.
But as I said before, it won't. Not all files in the destination are
the same as the source and files may exist in the destination that don't
exist in the source.
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