Wierd problem with rysnc.

Dave Dykstra dwd at bell-labs.com
Fri Feb 1 02:01:16 EST 2002

On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 03:32:13PM -0800, Sri Ramkrishna wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> I have tried for some days to re-produce this, but was not able to. 
> However, I believe we may have found the cause of the problem.  Let me
> ask you something.
> If you have something like this:
> a/
> in the exclude list
> does that exclude everything under that directory or only the first set
> of directories underneath it?

That has the effect of excluding everything because the algorithm is 
recursive; when it reaches the exclude on a/, it never descends down
into that directory.

- Dave Dykstra

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