CPAN mirroring exclude syntax assistance request

Matt McCutchen matt at
Sat May 31 17:08:20 GMT 2008

On Sat, 2008-05-31 at 10:33 -0500, David Favor wrote:
> 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.

OK, that would explain why Paul and I couldn't see the incorrect
behavior.  It looks like there is a really perverse problem with either
your copy of rsync or the one on .  You might try a freshly
compiled rsync 3.0.2 on your end, and if the problem persists, ask the administrator.

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