Yet another include/exclude question

Steven Monai steve+rsync at
Fri Nov 6 18:59:13 MST 2009

Tony wrote:
> On Nov 6, 2009, at 12:43 AM, Thomas Gutzler wrote:
>> Hi,
>> How can I include only *.foo and *.bar files in an rsync?
>> To make it a bit more difficult: Those files can be anywhere in the
>> directory structure.
>> I've been reading and trying for a while but the best I got is all
>> *.foo and *.bar files in ./ but none of the ones inside any
>> directories.
> There is an example in the man pages for *.c files that will do what you
> want.
> Try:      --include=*/ --include=*.foo --exclude=*

Yes. I would also strongly recommend the section of the man page that
describes "--prune-empty-dirs".


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