Excluding directories

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Thu Jul 15 17:27:22 GMT 2004

On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 07:52:36AM -0400, Loukinas, Jeremy wrote:
> When using the exclude file what format does it need to be in ? New
> line for each exclude? White space? Tabs.....

The format is one exclude per line.  Only empty lines and lines starting
with an initial '#' or ';' are ignored (and see the docs for the various
+/- prefixes).  You can alternately specify --from0 and separate all the
names using nulls instead of newlines.


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