--delete-excluded by default?

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Thu Aug 7 09:16:18 EST 2003

On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 04:06:03PM -0700, Erik Lyons wrote:
> Here is the command I'm using:
> rsync -avzul --delete blue1-eth1::mod1 /home/.sites

There are no excluded files in that command, so there is nothing to omit
from the --delete.  You're probably referring to some exclusions
specified in the rsyncd.conf file, but those aren't actually exclusions.
They are totally ignored files (that causes files to be treated as if
they don't exist on the server).  If you don't want certain files to be
deleted, you have to specify them as actual --exclude options on the


More information about the rsync mailing list