[SOLVED] Re: Question to rsync
- Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2018 11:47:56 +0200
- From: Hans <hans.ullrich@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: [SOLVED] Re: Question to rsync
Am Freitag, 22. Juni 2018, 11:34:43 CEST schrieb tomas@xxxxxxxxxx:
Thank you Tomas, and all the others for the fast response.
I believe, the --delete option will doi the trick for me.
I want to sync two mail folders, so that I see my mails in Plasma and also in
Trinity, so that I regularlöy sync tzhe plasma-(kmail)-folder to trinitý-
(kmail)-folder with a cronjob.
Sop, whern I delete a mail in plasma, it shall also be deleted in the next
sync in trinity. So I am sure, as you described, the --delete option will do
Thanks for the fast solution.
Have a nice weekend
> As others have said, this is --delete. Options -d and -D are taken for other
> things -- and I don't remember that "-d" has meant delete for quite a long
> time (say 10 years or so).
> > I am sure, this option stilll exists in the actual rsync version, but I
> > can not find it (although, there is a "--delete", but looks to do
> > something else)
> No, this is what you are looking for. As Teemu pointed out, the --delete-*
> options are worth a look. For example, if you have big files (videos) which
> you rename often at the source, you better use option -y. Then rsync tries
> to use a suitable file at the target as basis instead of pushing the whole
> thing through the wire. Now, if *that* file has been deleted before... bad
> luck. So combining -y --delete-after (or better --delete-delay) can speed
> up things significantly. Unless... you are memory constrained or your wire
> is very fast.
> Decisions, decisions...
> -- t