files-from and delete option?

Matt McCutchen matt at
Mon Feb 8 11:48:08 MST 2010

On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 20:19 +0200, Emil Genchev wrote:
> is there a way to have a absolute file paths in a file - and use
> --files-from together with --delete option?
> what i mean is - lets say i have a daily generated file a.txt from an
> external script which contains something like this:
> /level1/level2/level/.../.../leveln/file.txt
> can i ask rsync to copy all files from that kind
> - /level1/level2/level/.../.../leveln/file.txt which my file a.txt
> contains and --delete all others which are not in the file but were
> copied on destination in past?

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