Include / exclude patterns
maxb at ukf.net
Thu Nov 28 19:03:01 EST 2002
Carlos Molina <cmolina at net-uno.net> wrote:
> Nope, isn't works, because rsync only fetchs /etc directory.
> On the output, you could see that /home nad /var is excluded (I
> suppose that is excluded by /* pattern)
Blah. Your right. This will work:
> Can you explain me with more detail what you refer with "
> The / in /* anchors to the toplevel.
/* will match <root-of-rsync>/foo, but not <root-of-rsync>/foo/bar.
Of course, (and this is what I forgot), if <root>/foo is excluded, then
rsync will never bother to look inside at <root>/foo/bar.
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