Exclude file type

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Tue Jun 21 16:47:59 GMT 2005

On Sun, Jun 19, 2005 at 04:28:52PM -0400, Beach Computers wrote:
> Is it possible to exclude a file type for a specific sync?

Do you mean something like --exclude="*.exe" ?

> Also, we had an issue where rsync locked mail files during copying.
> Any way to avoid it [on an MS Windows system]?

Rsync just opens each file for reading and reads it.  If this causes a
file to become locked, that's an OS problem.  There is no easy solution
for this undesired behavior (that I know of).


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