--exclude and --delete ?

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Mon Apr 21 16:53:55 EST 2003

On Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 11:45:59AM +0500, Dmitry Melekhov wrote:
> Hello!
> Looks like --exclude and --delete can't work together or I'm doing 
> something wrong?
> If I do :
> /usr/bin/rsync -r -p -o -g -l --delete --exclude=/home/dm/rsync/rsync 
> /home/dm/rsync/ /home/dm/rsync1

Exclude PATTERNS are relative.  Or are you really trying to
exclude /home/dm/rsync/home/dm/rsync/rsync?

And don't forget --force and --delete-excluded.

> Content of /home/rsync/rsync appears in /home/dm/rsync1/rsync :-(
> If there is no --delete  rsync works OK, imho.
> Is there any way to use --delete and --exclude together?
> I need to change backup script today ;-)

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