how to exclude large files from backup list.

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Jun 15 07:05:09 GMT 2004

On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 10:34:18AM +0800, Jiang Wensheng wrote:
> I am using a computer to back up files from another computer
> automatically. I want to exclude large files from backing up. How can
> I do that?

Either create an exclude list manually before running rsync or create a
transfer list and use --files-from (the "find" utility has options that
would help you).  Adding an option to make rsync do this wouldn't be
very hard, but no one has written such an option (that I know of).


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