-x option inoperative with "bind" mounts

Louis-David Mitterrand vindex at apartia.org
Thu May 19 05:59:25 GMT 2005

On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 04:43:27PM -0700, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 07:33:21PM +0200, Louis-David Mitterrand wrote:
> > Thanks for the clear explanation. I'll use excludes.
> Look in the support directory for the script mnt-excl for one way to
> exclude mounts (and read the comments for a second way):
>     http://rsync.samba.org/ftp/unpacked/rsync/support/mnt-excl

Indeed, this is a nice shortcut to automate things.

If the need to exclude all mounts has come to the point of writing such
a script, maybe a new option should be added to rsync? -X ? (like a big
serious X :-)

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