rsync 2.6.7 not excluding whole directories

Paul Slootman paul at
Thu Mar 16 18:56:00 GMT 2006

On Sun 12 Mar 2006, Wayne Davison wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 01:14:13AM +0100, Karl Berry wrote:
> > rsync --archive --compress --partial --relative [...]
> It appears that there is an exclude bug when dealing with --relative
> while copying an absolute path.  The attached patch fixes this.  This is
> big enough that 2.6.8 will appear shortly, but until then, this one-line

Is there an ETA known on 2.6.8? I'm deciding whether it's worth to wait
for that, or to release a 2.6.7 Debian package in the meantime (with the

Paul Slootman

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