Copying a list of files

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sun Aug 24 21:28:26 GMT 2008

On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 05:54:12PM +0200, Leslie Jensen wrote:
> rsync -tv --files-from="my list of files" /home/user/configuration/

You're missing a path in that command, presumably the source path.
All names in a files-from file are relative to the source path, but
you can use "/" if you want the names to be effectively absolute.

    rsync -tv --files-from="my list" / /home/user/configuration/


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