Change destination root?
max at assuredata.com
Sun Dec 16 19:40:12 GMT 2007
Matt McCutchen-7 wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-12-16 at 07:53 -0800, Max Kipness wrote:
>> I've got a source directory of /data with several subdirectories such as
>> subdir1/ subdir2/ subdir3/ , etc. I'd like to rsync these to a different
>> host under directory /backup, so that I have paths /backup/subdir1,
>> /backup/subdir2, etc. I also need to be able to use the option
>> So, a source dir of /data on host1, with a --files-from file containing:
>> rsyncing to host2 and ending up with the file structure:
>> Basically, I'd like to substitute /var for /backup. Is this possible?
> This should just be a matter of changing the destination in your rsync
> command line from "/backup" to "/var". The original command (assuming a
> push) would look like:
> rsync [OPTION...] -r --files-from=THE-FF-LIST /data/ host2:/backup/
> The new command would look like:
> rsync [OPTION...] -r --files-from=THE-FF-LIST /data/ host2:/var/
> Am I missing something?
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I apologize, I explained it wrong. Let me try to explain it correctly with a
Source Directory: /data
I want this to end up on host2.domain.com as
So it's not the root thats the problem but the next level down. I need to be
able to list the paths to be backed up via -files-from, but yet need c to
end up as x on the destination.
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