rsync not honoring excludes

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Thu Nov 15 09:53:59 MST 2007


On Thu, 2007-11-15 at 08:59 -0700, Wade Preston Shearer wrote:
> > Do you really have a "-" and "+" in the file? That won't work. The  
> > file
> > is just a list of files to be included. You must specify the includes
> > elsewhere.
> 
> Not according to the man page. It states that you can have both  
> includes and excludes in the same file using the -/+ before.

Well, don't that beat all. It sure does. I've never used that behavior
before. Instead I've just listed out exactly the files that I want to
exclude and on the command line have listed out the files to include.

Corey





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