infinite loop in rsync daemon on Mac OSX

Wayne Davison wayned at
Tue Sep 28 16:12:49 GMT 2004

On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 11:43:40AM -0400, Anthony DiSante wrote:
> rsync -avvv --delete --exclude /Volumes macbox::rootpath /mnt/bkup/macbox

You need to also exclude this:


Otherwise the OS X filesystem has a loop back to the root dir, which
causes rsync to keep scanning more and more files.


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