All the feature requests... A better way?
eli-list at experthost.com
Tue Apr 26 15:03:43 GMT 2005
> Perhaps an rsync 'job' file could be used instead of everything coming
> from command line switches and separate file lists. Kind of like
> rsyncd.conf but not for server mode. A typical config style
> layout where
> multiline include and exclude list can be placed along with all other
> 'rsync --job-file ~/update_stuff'
You wouldn't get the "programability" of a scripting language that way -
you'd still be stuck having to have a ton of options in rsync to do what
people wanted, and the whole idea was to reduce the options to bare minimum
and instead offer something more flexible.
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