--delete-excluded not working on local rsync
jw at pegasys.ws
Wed Nov 13 04:36:00 EST 2002
On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 10:05:20PM -0600, Jon Gabrielson wrote:
> I am using the following command and the excluded
> directory /usr/share/doc/ still appears with all it's contents in the
> backup directory when it's contents should be deleted. Is this a bug
> or am I doing something wrong?
> rsync --delete --delete-excluded -a -R --exclude="/proc/*" --exclude="/dev/*"
> --exclude="/usr/share/doc/*" --exclude="/backup*" / /backupdir/
You've excluded all files in /usr/share/doc/ not subdirs or
/usr/share/doc/ itself. If you want to exclude and delete
/usr/share/doc use --exlude="/usr/share/doc/" That will
eliminate it and all subdirs.
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
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