--partial not working?
kmk at sanitarium.net
Fri Jun 24 16:02:20 UTC 2016
Partial means don't delete the incomplete file. The file is being
transferred because it doesn't match. But rsync does delta-transfers so
it won't actually transfer the parts that match. It will just verify
that they do match.
Unless of course --whole-file.
On 06/24/2016 11:47 AM, McDowell, Blake wrote:
> I’m running rsync -avPhi to move large video files to a remote server.
> Often we have to stop a transfer midway through to push something else
> to the server. My hope was that the -P flag would invoke --partial and
> the transfer would pick-up where it left off. This does not seem to be
> happening. Rather, the transfer starts over from the beginning, erasing
> the partially transferred file.
> When I redo the transfer my I see this:
> I understand what all of that means, but I don't know why it doesn't
> resume the partial transfer.
> Do I need to change my rsync command to allow it to resume a transfer of
> a partially transferred file?
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