copying base file rather than complete directory structure

Matt McCutchen hashproduct+rsync at
Mon Apr 16 16:38:01 GMT 2007

On 4/16/07, SteveT <steve at> wrote:
> The base structure is /a/b/c under that structure I have /d/e and finally
> files 'f'. I create a list of the /d/e/f files and put them in a file and
> then use:
> rsync -auvP /a/b/c --files-from=myFileList targetBaseDir
> Now what I also want to do is to ignore the /d/e directories, so basically
> rsync the files 'fi at the bottom of the directory structure directly into
> targetbaseDir to end up with a result of /targetBaseDir/f
> Is this possible? I can't see an option that implies 'copy just basename
> file'

You want --no-relative .


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