(CPAN src exclusion problem)
matt at mattmccutchen.net
Fri May 30 16:48:57 GMT 2008
On Fri, 2008-05-30 at 10:00 -0600, lewis butler wrote:
> On 28-May-2008, at 05:28, David Favor wrote:
> > /usr/bin/rsync -av --delete --exclude '/src/***'
> why all the *?
A trailing triple star makes the rule match /src/ and everything under
it, which is overkill in this case but doesn't hurt anything.
> -exclude="src/" is what I've used in the past
> /src/ would imply that src is at the root of your system, which seem
No, the leading slash refers to the root of the file list for the
current run of rsync, which is exactly what David wants. For the root
of the filesystem, use --filter='-/ /src/'.
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