Bug when using rsync -r --delete -b --backup-dir

Wayne Davison wayne at opencoder.net
Fri Jan 15 15:04:55 UTC 2021

On Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 1:33 PM CRTS via rsync <rsync at lists.samba.org>

> then the empty directory does end up in bkp.

You mean "does not".  That is correct, as it only creates backup dirs to
hold backup files. I recall this being specifically chosen as the desired
outcome but not the details of why (since it was many years ago). In
any case, it's unlikely to change.

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