rsync won't delete file that was deleted on source

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http://serverfault.com – I'm using rsnapshot to back up some servers of mine. It works fine, except it won't delete files that have been deleted on the source server. Here is where I give rsnapshot the options to pass along to rsync: rsync_long_args --stats --delete --numeric-ids --delete-excluded It seems to have something to do with the --stats option, because whenever I have this instead: rsync_long_args --delete --numeric-ids --delete-excluded It will remove the files that were deleted on the source. Does anyone know why this is? I'd really like to be able to keep the --stats output, and (HowTos)