rsync problems from flist.c change

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik at
Fri Apr 23 06:34:55 GMT 2004

>>>>> Wayne Davison writes:

> On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 10:42:44AM -0700, Wayne Davison wrote:
>> The global [cvs-excludes] are inserted into the exclude list at the
>> point they're mentioned.

> Sorry, that was based on a false remembrance.  The global cvs-excludes
> are always appended to the list after the user-supplied exclude options,
> which always gives them a lower priority.

> In 2.6.0 the per-directory cvs-excludes cannot be overridden, but they
> could be overridden in earlier rsync versions.  I've decided to revert
> this change in behavior for 2.6.1, which will restore the 2.5.7 (and
> earlier) behavior you mentioned in the example that started this
> thread.

> ..wayne..

Thanks for the detailed analyses.  Just checking: in essence you will
recent the change to flist.c that I had mentioned earlier?  (In that
case I would try to have the Debian maintainer revert the 2.6.1 style
patch relative to the 2.6.0 upstream as well ...)


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