any way to get --one-file-system in rsyncd.conf?

cbarratt at cbarratt at
Mon Jun 23 03:34:17 EST 2003

> I would like to specify an entry in /etc/rsyncd.conf such that it
> operates on a --one-file-system basis always.  The path will point
> to a filesystem mount point, but there is another filesystem that
> is mounted in a subdirectory.  I want to back up only those files
> in the pointed to filesystem, and not the one mounted within (in
> that run, anyway).  I do not see such an option in man rsyncd.conf.
> Is there an undocumented one available?

I don't think so.  But an alternative is use the exclude option in
rsyncd.conf to exclude any mount points.  There are some caveats -
see the man page.


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