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[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...
> ;-)
> Cheers
> -- t