found a new bug: "could not make way for new symlink: path/to/symlink" when symlink has replaced folder at source

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Jul 29 16:38:46 MDT 2014

On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 12:22 AM, <ed.b.visser at> wrote:

> "cannot delete non-empty directory: path/to/dir could not make way for new
> symlink: path/to/dir" (on last , dir is a symlink)

See the --force option for how to tell rsync that you want deletions to
happen without --delete being used.

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