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4:53pm Thu 5th Oct, Christopher M.

ANONYMOUS wrote:
> > i have a question and i will break it down into an example for ease of understanding > > assume this command: > >./mysync -r DirA DirB > > DirA has a subdirectory SubDirA > DirB has no subdirectories > SubDirA has a file File.txt > > with -r we need to recursively sync DirA and DirB > so that means syncing DirA/SubDirA/File.txt to DirB
> but -a isnt used so we cant make the missing SubDirA in DirB > what happens now?
I'm assuming that you meant "-r isnt used..." So, if not processing recursively, how/why did you get 'down to' SubDirA in the first place?
> also for -r is it recursive infinitely? do we sync one subdirectory down, or do we sync sub-subdir files in every subdir and so on?
Keep recursing until you run out of subdirectories to descend into.

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