Girish Venkatachalam girishvenkatachalam at
Sun Mar 2 01:27:17 UTC 2008

On 13:36:56 Mar 01, Gary Kline wrote:
> What does the "--delete" do?!  I want to make a complete copy of, say,
> /usr/home/kline/* from here [tao] to my Ubuntu server, ethos, which has
> a "/home" mountpoint--- in otheer words: /home/kline/*.   If the 
> "--delete /usr/home* /home"  syntax will let rsync rewrite /usr/home to /home,
> then fine.     
I started using rsync with -avzp but then realized that it would not
delete the directories/files I deleted at the source *after* the backup.

That is why I added the --delete hoping that it would replicate in such
a way that both copies look identical.


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UNIX to him who evil thinks

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