Help debugging an issue with --fuzzy --fuzzy and --link-dest

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Thu Mar 22 10:48:44 MDT 2012

On Thu 22 Mar 2012, Andrew Gideon wrote:
> Note that the source ads_live_error.log.9.gz would not match the 
> destination "HOLD.ads_live_error.log.9.gz".  Instead, it should have 
> matched the destination ads_live_error.log.10.gz.  I mention this in case 
> that plays a role in this "failure".

--fuzzy aside, I'm a great believer of logrotate's "dateext" option.
This causes the rotated files to get a date instead of a generation
number, so incremental backups aren't confronted with a changing


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