Latest cygwin and rsync

BB brent.bolin@gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 18:23:00 GMT 2007


This shows you using a "dry run" option.

You are not using a source machine:/dir/file target machine:dir

What happens when you actually transfer files and use the
--remove-source-files option?

On Nov 13, 2007 10:41 AM, Thorsten Kampe <thorsten@thorstenkampe.de> wrote:
> * BB (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 08:49:30 -0600)
>
> > Have downloaded the latest version of cygwin.  Also the latest version of rsync.
> >
> > Option for rsync --remove-source-files does not work.
> >
> > Complains --remove-source-files unknown
> >
> > rsync -avz --remove-source-files root@192.168.0.2:/tmp/foo .
> >
> > I need to be able to remove files from the source target after files
> > are transfered.  Files are being transfered from a unix box to a
> > windows workstation.
>
> Works for me:
> % rsync -n --remove-source-files .
> building file list ...
> [...]
> sent 13829 bytes  received 20 bytes  3077.56 bytes/sec
> total size is 52259964  speedup is 3773.56
> % rsync --version
> rsync  version 2.6.9  protocol version 29
> [...]
>
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