[SCM] The rsync repository. - branch master updated

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Sat Apr 19 11:18:07 MDT 2014

The branch, master has been updated
       via  1524c2e Expand the backslash description a bit more in excludes.
      from  0dedfbc Avoid infinite wait reading secrets file.


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commit 1524c2e5c73c6d237f8308afc19186e7656aaa44
Author: Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org>
Date:   Sat Apr 19 10:16:00 2014 -0700

    Expand the backslash description a bit more in excludes.


Summary of changes:
 rsync.yo |    4 ++++
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/rsync.yo b/rsync.yo
index dfb541a..eafa385 100644
--- a/rsync.yo
+++ b/rsync.yo
@@ -2754,6 +2754,10 @@ itemization(
   it() a '[' introduces a character class, such as [a-z] or [[:alpha:]].
   it() in a wildcard pattern, a backslash can be used to escape a wildcard
   character, but it is matched literally when no wildcards are present.
+  This means that there is an extra level of backslash removal when a
+  pattern contains wildcard characters compared to a pattern that has none.
+  e.g. if you add a wildcard to "foo\bar" (which matches the backslash) you
+  would need to use "foo\\bar*" to avoid the "\b" becoming just "b".
   it() if the pattern contains a / (not counting a trailing /) or a "**",
   then it is matched against the full pathname, including any leading
   directories. If the pattern doesn't contain a / or a "**", then it is

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