(CPAN src exclusion problem)

David Favor david at davidfavor.com
Fri May 30 21:50:00 GMT 2008

Matt McCutchen wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-05-30 at 12:43 -0500, David Favor wrote:
>> Still not working. If I remove a random file like src/fo.md5.txt all the
>> following fail. In other works, each of the following exclude patterns
>> recreate the file.
>>     #    --exclude='src/'
>>     #    --exclude='src/***'
>>     #    --exclude='/src/'
>>     #    --exclude='/src/***'
>> I'm using rsync-3.0.1 and based on the docs this looks like a bug as it
>> appears all the above should:
>>     1) exclude all src/* files
>>     2) remove all src/* files which might exist
>> Neither action occurs for any of the above exclude patterns.
> Still can't reproduce.  I ran this command to pull some files in /src.
> It's the same as yours but *without* your exclude and with some excludes
> that I added to keep the number of files reasonable:
> ~/rsync/versions/rsync-3.0.1/rsync --exclude='/[.A-Za-q]*' --exclude=/scripts --exclude='/*/*/*' -av --delete --delete-excluded --prune-empty-dirs ftp.funet.fi::CPAN cpan-mirror/
> Then:
> rm cpan-mirror/src/perl5.004_01.tar.gz.md5.txt
> And the same command but *with* your exclude:
> ~/rsync/versions/rsync-3.0.1/rsync --exclude='/[.A-Za-q]*' --exclude=/scripts --exclude='/*/*/*' -av --delete --exclude '/src/**' --delete-excluded --prune-empty-dirs ftp.funet.fi::CPAN cpan-mirror/
> Rsync deleted the rest of the files all the way up to src/ itself and
> did not recreate the one I deleted.
> Matt

I believe the problem may be ftp.funet.fi sever.

Thanks for your assistance.

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