killing rsync seems to wipe-out the --partial .hidden files
paul at debian.org
Mon Mar 19 11:57:20 MDT 2012
On Mon 19 Mar 2012, Frank Hamersley wrote:
> I am running an overnight (off-peak) replication using "rsync --partial"
> which is "suspended" at 08h30 each morning to allow for day time use of the
> internet link.
> However it seems the "kill -TERM" on the various rsync (and ssh) processes
> is too aggressive as I can not see any trace of the .hidden partial transfer
> files. I tried killing only the (parent) script process but the rsync/ssh
> processes just keep running in that case.
Perhaps the manpage isn't entirely clear on this: with --partial, when
the transfer is interrupted, the .filename.xyz file is moved to the
_real_ filename. Hence you don't see any dotfiles.
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