On Friday 29 February 2008 19:25:50 Girish Venkatachalam wrote:
> On 18:18:06 Feb 29, Gary Kline wrote:
> > Is there a flag I can set to use with rsync to backup every file of
> > /usr/home/* [here on my FBSD desktop] to my Ubuntu desktop that has
> > only /home/*??
> >
> > Of course, I could always create /usr/home on my other computers. ...
>
> Your question is not clear to me.
>
> I use
>
> $ rsync -avzp --delete /usr/home/* /home
>
> if that is what you are looking for.

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.     

gary

>
> -Girish
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