CPAN mirroring exclude syntax assistance request
david at davidfavor.com
Sat May 31 15:33:47 GMT 2008
Paul Slootman wrote:
> On Fri 30 May 2008, David Favor wrote:
>> /usr/bin/rsync -av --delete --exclude '/src/***' --no-implied-dirs \
>> --delete-excluded --prune-empty-dirs ftp.funet.fi::CPAN /cpan-mirror/
> When I try this (with -n added, as I have no interest in downloading all
> of that), I don't see any paths beginning with /src/ being listed. The
> last file listed is "scripts/text-processing/wptoascii".
> What's the problem?
> Paul Slootman
Now I'm really confused.
If I use the above command with -anv then all '/src/***' files are excluded.
If I 'rm -rf src' and run the command again without -n then all the files
from src get synced again.
I'm confused when -azn and -az work differently.
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