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> > Is the option
> > -P --partial -- progress
> > means 'incremental' ???
> "-P" is the same as specifying both "--partial" and "--progress".
> "--progress" means to show a progress meter. Normally, if you
> interrupt rsync while it is transferring a file, rsync will delete the
> partially transferred file. If you give the "--partial" option, it
> will not do that.
> The advantage of specifying "--partial" is that you can interrupt it
> in the midst of transferring a 1G file, and then you can resume the
> transfer later.
> > What will be difference between
> > './ $remote:$directory' and '$remote:$directory/'
> This question does not make sense. You should ask for the difference
> between './ $remote:$directory' and '$remote:$directory/ .'; note the
> trailing period.
> If you say "rsync a b" then this means copy from a to b, if you say
> "rsync b a", then this means copy from b to a. In the above case, "a"
> was "." and "b" was "$remote:$directory" ...
> Explaining the trailing slash is more difficult. I just remember a
> rule of thumb: if you want to copy directories with rsync, always
> specify a trailing slash. On both the source and the destination. Of
> course, "man rsync" has the full story...
Hi Kai and folks,
Thanks for your advice.
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