Rename and sync

This may have been answered but I didn’t see it. What happens if I rename a file in a directory and then sync? Will it rename it on the remote or will it delete it on the remote and upload the newly named one? I thought it might possible realize they have the same hash and rename but wasn’t sure. Also, I’m sure crypt would cause issues if that were the case.

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delete and re-upload.

That is correct.

There is an issue to do rename detection - please add your support to the issue if interested.

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I’m on v1.38 and have renamed a couple directories locally, then ran sync. rclone has been copying the files anew to the remote (Google Drive). Issue #888 is allegedly fixed though - what am I missing?

This has been implemented in the –track-renames flag.

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