rsync does not copy hidden directories

Michelene Chon mchon at
Thu Sep 13 04:41:18 EST 2001

We are using rsync and have noticed that it fails to copy hidden
directories. I looked through the doc and it doesn't look like there's a
flag to get rsync to not skip hidden (dot) directories. Am I missing
something or is this By Design? If By Design, I think it should be changed.

Michelene Chon
Manager, SCM (Software Configuration Management)
GetThere, a Sabre company
mchon at
Phone: (650) 752-1794
Cell: (650) 208-4172

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