purge-empty-dirs and max-file-size confusion
Ian! D. Allen
idallen at idallen.ca
Wed Apr 22 06:20:37 GMT 2009
I want to use --min-size to copy just large files (and their necessary
parent directories), but everything I've tried copies *all* the source
directories, and creates them empty on the destination even if they
don't have any big files in them. I only want the minimal directory
hierarchies that contain the big files. This doesn't work:
$ rm -rf /tmp/foo
$ rsync -ai --min-size 10M --prune-empty-dirs /home/idallen/test /tmp/foo
Wrong. I don't want all those dir1, dir2, dir3 empty directories.
I don't want *any* empty directories, at any level.
What am I missing?
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