All it means is that rsync saw a file that needed transferring but the file was gone when rsync actually tried to open it. So look at the filenames and decide if it is a problem or not.
On 09/07/2017 10:27 AM, Vangelis Katsikaros via rsync wrote: > Hi > > I would like to ask, when the "vanished files" warning is a sign that > something bad is happening somewhere. I know that the `rsync-no-vanished` > script can silence the warning, but I am wondering whether this is a sane > thing to do. > > My guess based on https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3653#c26 and > https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10356 is that it's fine, but I'd > like to verify :) > > In my case, I have a batch process that creates ~500 files, some take 30 min, > some take 8h to be created. The files are created in a tmp dir and are moved > to a final dir when they are finished. Every 5 mins, I rsync the files from > the final directory to a remote machine. I guess that during the sync process > some files get re-written, when the batch process moves the fresh ones in the > final dir. > > My cron entry: > flock -xn /lock_file -c \ > "/usr/bin/rsync -e \"ssh -C\" --bwlimit=512k \ > --recursive --delay-updates --quiet --update \ > --include=\"*/\" --include=\"*.xml\" --include=\"*.csv\" \ > --exclude=\"*\" \ > /LOCAL_SOURCE_DIR/ REMOTE_IP:/DEST_DIR/" > > Both source and destination are on > $ rsync --version > rsync version 3.1.0 protocol version 31 > > Regards > Vangelis > -- ~*-,._.,-*~'`^`'~*-,._.,-*~'`^`'~*-,._.,-*~'`^`'~*-,._.,-*~'`^`'~*-,._., Kevin Korb Phone: (407) 252-6853 Systems Administrator Internet: FutureQuest, Inc. ke...@futurequest.net (work) Orlando, Florida k...@sanitarium.net (personal) Web page: http://www.sanitarium.net/ PGP public key available on web site. ~*-,._.,-*~'`^`'~*-,._.,-*~'`^`'~*-,._.,-*~'`^`'~*-,._.,-*~'`^`'~*-,._.,
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