On Thu, 2008-10-30 at 15:50 -0600, Chad wrote:
> The command I am using is:
> rsync -avl -n --stats --progress
> root@backup-server:/var/www/localhost/htdocs/Joomla Joomla
>
> And I get all the files. If I use -c --size-only or
> --ignore-existing; nothing changes. Every file will be transferred.


That --ignore-existing has no effect is a strong indication that your
source and destination are mismatched. You may have meant:

rsync -avl -n --stats --progress
root@backup-server:/var/www/localhost/htdocs/Joomla/ Joomla

See the second and third examples in the "USAGE" section of the rsync
man page.

Matt

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