[Bug 2375] Support (a la Gnu tar) for --directory DIR

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Tue Feb 22 21:10:58 GMT 2005


------- Additional Comments From e.maryniak at pobox.com  2005-02-22 14:10 -------
(In reply to comment #3)
> ...
> However, as I said in my first reply, you don't need to do any of that for a
> transfer that is rooted at "/".  Just do this:
> rsync -aRz /usr/local/blackboard rsync://localhost:1873/backup/client/rsync/
> Rsync knows how to properly handle a leading slash on the source path.

Works like a gem, great! Tnx very much --- I guess I was somewhat 'put on the
wrong foot' (as we say in Holland) by the examples for -R/--relative in the man
page that all use relative paths.
As far as I'm concerned this bug may be closed, but of course that's up to you.

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