rsync ignoring files beginning with . ??

Matt McCutchen matt at
Thu Oct 29 08:14:25 MDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-10-29 at 10:11 -0400, Michael W. Cocke wrote:
> Quick question (I hope)  I'm trying to use rsync 3.0.4 and opensuse 11.1 
> to sync an entire /home tree.  How to I get rsync to not skip files 
> beginning with a . (period) ?

Rsync does not treat any filenames specially.  There must be something
else going on.  What is the full rsync command you are using?  What is
an example of one file that is being skipped?


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