rsync --server command line options
rsync-list-m829 at sizone.org
Tue Oct 9 14:29:30 UTC 2018
. is the 'current directory' notation in unix.
.. is the parent directory.
On Mon, Oct 08, 2018 at 01:57:09PM -0700, Parke via rsync said:
>I ran the following commands:
>rsync /tmp/foo remote:
>rsync remote:/tmp/foo .
>On the remote computer, the following commands were executed:
>rsync --server -e.LsfxC . .
>rsync --server --sender -e.LsfxC . /tmp/foo
>Does anyone know, what is the meaning of the three dots/periods in the
>above two commands? The first command ends with two dots (". .") and
>the second command has one dot (namely, the dot before /tmp/foo).
>(Yes, I know that --server and --sender are intended for internal use
>only. Despite that, I want to try to get two rsync children to talk
>to each other over a pipe created by a non-rsync parent.)
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Ken Chase - Heavy Computing Inc. - Guelph Canada
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