is a "- *.ext" filter overriden by a later "+ *.ext"

Louis-David Mitterrand vindex+lists-rsync at
Thu Sep 9 23:58:51 MDT 2010

On Thu, Sep 09, 2010 at 12:50:01PM -0700, Steven Levine wrote:
> In <20100909135257.GA20432 at>, on 09/09/10
>    at 03:52 PM, Louis-David Mitterrand <vindex+lists-rsync at>
> said:
> Hi,
> >Are such entries supposed to cancel each other? How can one override an
> >earlier exclude in a filter list?
> You need to prepend the overrides to your list rather than appending them. 
> In general, rules are processed top down and the first rule that applies
> stops subsequent rules from being evaluated.

I've reversed the order of my filters and it works well, thanks for the

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