amorton at fastmail.fm
Thu Jan 31 04:30:00 GMT 2008
>> The shell does not strip the single quotes because they are inside
>> double quotes. Thus, rsync is getting filter patterns containing
>> single quotes, which would obviously prevent the filters from
>> You can just remove the single quotes, but then the shell will try
>> to expand the wildcards when it expands $EXCLUDE.
I have a similar problem. I'm trying to specify a custom per-
directory filter using
but because the whole thing is double-quoted the filter rule arrives
in single quotes. I can't simply leave out the quotes here because
the --filter option only gets the first token as its argument.
Is there a simple solution here? The bash man page leaves me cross-
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