Expressions in --exclude-from file
wayned at samba.org
Mon Apr 4 05:17:09 GMT 2005
On Sun, Apr 03, 2005 at 09:30:52PM -0700, David Liontooth wrote:
> Wouldn't it be useful to allow expressions in the exclude file?
I don't think so. And with the per-dir filter rules from 2.6.4, adding
expressions would be a security problem (allowing arbitrary commands to
be run on the remote system).
> rsync appears not to allow \ to break a long line (?)
No, that's a shell idiom. Rsync doesn't allow any continuation lines in
its filter/include/exclude files.
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