What happens after --max-delete is reached? Are updates processed?
shop at open-t.co.uk
Wed Oct 31 05:17:40 MDT 2012
Reading the manual page: "This tells rsync not to delete more than NUM
files or directories." Also, according to docs, rsync exits with code 25
if max-delete has been reached. Now, rsync starts with the deletes by
default, and then it does updates.
My question is, if --max-delete has been reached, does rsync still
proceed with the updates (not the deletes), or just exists immediately
with code 25 without doing any updates? The man page doesn't specify
either way, and looking at online posts, it would seem to suggest it
exits as soon as max-delete has been reached.
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