[RSYNC] Re: Ignoring specific file type

Ashley M. Kirchner ashley at pcraft.com
Wed Aug 17 16:15:28 GMT 2005

Wayne Davison wrote:

>>How can I tell rsync to ignore FIFO files?
>If you disable the -D option, rsync will not copy them (nor will it copy
>devices).  You'll need to avoid -a (--archive) to do that.
    Hrm.  I need the archive option to retain ownerships and 
permissions.  Are you saying I should use '-rlptgo' instead of '-a' 
(which would also include -D) ?

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