--filter, missing in action.

istrice istrice at autistici.org
Fri Apr 24 08:07:15 GMT 2009

Il giorno gio, 23/04/2009 alle 18.01 +0300, Teodor MICU ha scritto:
> Until now I've done this by adding "- foo/" on the exclude file. With this
> line rsync will not touch any "foo/" directory on the receiver.
> I don't see yet the advantage of using "--filter" over "--exclude" but I
> hope someone can give a practical example.

The problem is that I have some dirs foo that get files changing in the
sender, times to times, and even been deleting or empty, and I need
those files to be backed up on server, adding them at the ones already
in place..

Is there a way to achieve that?


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