[mythtv-users] Want to automatically backup my music directory

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 18:40:20 UTC 2010

>> Do you ever delete music on the windows side?
>> if not
>> rsync -ax --progress sourcefolder/ destfolder/
>> would be enough and you would not need to check if the windows box was up.
>> John
> I don't delete music, just add it.  However, if the windows share is
> not mounted, would there be any issue with doing this (i.e., would it
> delete everything in the destination folder because it thinks I am
> trying to backup an empty folder)?

It does not delete unless you specifically tell it to do so. The -ax
params do not delete.


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