The recursive switch

Elliot Wilen ewilen at
Thu Mar 1 12:39:08 MST 2012

On Mar 1, 2012, at 11:34 AM, Kevin Korb wrote:

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> Without -r rsync will ignore all directories even if the path you
> specified is a directory.  That is what recursive means.
> If you are having memory usage issues make sure you are running rsync
> version 3 on both ends and check that you aren't using any of the
> options that conflict with incremental recursion (like --delete-before).

Which contradicts what I wrote about using --no-i-r. I defer to Kevin.

But again, note that -a includes -r.

Elliot Wilen
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