> From: Chris Adams <cmadams@hiwaay.net>
> To: devel@lists.fedoraproject.org
> Date: 03/13/2013 11:35
> Subject: Re: f19 mass branching
> Sent by: devel-bounces@lists.fedoraproject.org
> Once upon a time, Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com> said:
> > Having my local mirror wiped when I rsynced todays rawhide tree
> was unexpected.
> > Having to do a full rsync again is a pain.
> >
> > wtf happened that caused the mirrors to be empty ?
> Ouch.  I see that too.

Likewise here.

> There should be some "safety check" that no more than X% of files get
> removed in a push (where X is probably small).

Long ago I used a perl script (IIRC) called 'mirror' that had just such a safety feature and X was specifiable.  I sure wish rsync had this.

John Florian