Question on --include-from option.
wayned at samba.org
Thu Aug 14 05:00:58 EST 2003
On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 05:12:02PM +0100, Loris Serena wrote:
> So, would it be correct to say that the "source" is the path of the
> --include-from file?
No -- the include-from option just FILTERS the source. The source is
the first arg (non-option) on the command-line, which, when combined
with an include file, is usually just a single directory (and often has
a trailing slash). The destination is the last arg on the command-line.
It's right there in the man page or in the "rsync --help" output:
rsync [-OPTIONS] [--OPTION=VALUE] SOURCE DESTINATION
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