Need help with exclude
djoneill at gmx.net
Wed Nov 26 04:44:54 EST 2003
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 03:53:10AM -0600, daniel wrote:
> > Thank you for clarifying the issue with regard to the fact that the
> > exclude pattern is relative to the destination path.
> No, it's relative to the root of the transfer -- i.e. the names that the
> two sides have in common.
First let me clarify the directory structure:
But now I'm lost again. What is the "root of the transfer" of this:
rsync -av /foo/test/ serv2:/foo/
My understanding was that the exclude is relative to the destination path, so:
rsync -av --exclude=/foo/test/dir1/ /foo/test/ serv2:/foo/
would actually exclude /foo/foo/test/dir1/ (non-existant)
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