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Re: [K12OSN] Way OT: scripting help



On Wednesday 23 May 2007 11:16 am, Dan Young wrote:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
> > I've always thought rsync missed a feature by not having an option to
> > move files - that is, delete the source (only) after a successful
> > transfer.  But, it is pretty reliable and a lot easier to script around
> > than other file transfer methods.
>
> rsync exits non-zero if the transfer is not successful. What's wrong with:
>
> rsync -avP -e ssh /foo root dest:/foo && rm -f /foo
>
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Thanks, Dan.  OK, I had considered rsync.  If I've set up my system to do 
automatic authentication for an scp session, does that carry over to rsync 
(or is the attending ssh covered)?  D you understand my question (I just 
barely do  :-)  )?

Dimitri

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