Problems with exclude files in rsync 2.6.4

Wayne Davison wayned at
Fri May 5 20:58:53 GMT 2006

On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 11:41:05AM +0200, Judith Flo wrote:
> ^/proc/*
> /prova1/
> /var*
> *.o
> *.swp
> ^/dev*

Note that the names which start with '^' probably won't match anything
because those exclude patterns only match below a directory named '^'.
(A leading '/' is all the anchor you need for anchoring a name at the
root of the transfer.)

> I thought this should create a folder called "uacamole4" in my server 
> that contains the directory "prova2", because of the filter rules, but
> rsync creates an EMPTY folder "uacamole4".

I have not been able to reproduce this behavior.


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