rsync questions

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Thu Mar 26 19:50:10 GMT 2009

On Thu 26 Mar 2009, gahn wrote:
> I am trying to back up /export/home/* (all of users) on another machine but exclude a certain types of files. here is one of my tested exclude files:
> /home/unwanted_dir
> this one works. rsync successfully backed up other directories except the "unwanted_dir"
> But how could I get rsync search the patterns of files in those user directories and exclude them?

Well, it tells you exactly in the manpage how to do it;
you've probably tried some things, it help help us to help you if you
say exactly what commands you have tried and what you want to happen.

Did you:
> Before posting, read:
do the above?


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