Memory consumption for rsync -axv --delete

John Long codeblue at
Sun Mar 27 07:06:43 UTC 2016

Thank you.

On Sun, Mar 27, 2016 at 02:58:49AM -0400, Kevin Korb wrote:
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> You will have an old backup dir and a new backup dir.  The new one
> will contain all the current stuff.  The old one will contain what was
> current the last time you ran rsync.  Just rm -rf the old one.  Or
> keep a few.  Or a few dozen.
> On 03/27/2016 02:54 AM, John Long wrote:
> > Thanks I'll look this up. There is still the issue of how to get
> > the target box cleaned up since I can no longer run --delete.
> > 

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