rsync not deleting file (which was hard linked)
kmk at sanitarium.net
Sat Mar 2 13:55:47 MST 2013
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Yep, using a wildcard in the command line lobotomizes rsync's --delete
function. Use a trailing / instead.
On 03/02/13 15:52, Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote:
> On 02.03.2013 13:14, Eric Shubert wrote:
>> I have a situation that I think might be a bug, but would like
>> someone else to have a look at before I create a report.
>> "$source"/* \
> As far as i know rsync, this is your error.
> Ignoring the current-directory you rsync a bunch of files. IIRC
> rsync doesn't delete files on the commandline, only files missing
> in a directory.
> Personally i nearly always sync complete directories. rsync -av
> source-dir/ target-dir/ (Notice the slashes at the end) That what
> is very easy to understand and works "unsurprising".
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