Another Question about include-from
jw at pegasys.ws
Sat Sep 6 09:12:07 EST 2003
On Fri, Sep 05, 2003 at 05:16:11PM -0500, Max Kipness wrote:
> I know this subject has been discussed time and time again, but
> everytime I think I've figured it out, I get stuck again.
> Here is the file structure, root is /:
> I want to rsync the following:
> but nothing else in /var or /var/spool/
> but nothing else in /etc
> Do I have to do this for example?
> + /var/
> + /var/spool/mail/
> - /var/spool/dir1
> - /var/spool/dir2
> - /var/spool/dir3
> - /var/dir1
> - /var/dir2
> -/etc, etc
You are close but not quite there.
A little simpler and more orthogonal.
> And exclude every other dir at that level? Is there not a better way? Is
> this what the --files-from patch is for?
--files-from would probably be applicable.
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
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