Problem with excludes and includes
rlp1938 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 26 10:31:12 MST 2012
Oops I'm now getting all the dot files and all the rubbish from Downloads.
I put the lines you gave me into 'backup_excludes'. Should I have used some
On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 12:17 AM, Robert Parker <rlp1938 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks I'll try that right away.
> On Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 11:04 PM, Kevin Korb <kmk at sanitarium.net> wrote:
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>> Things get much easier if you only use one file and use the +/-
>> syntax. Here is a quick rewrite of your file using that syntax and
>> some changes and comments:
>> + .vimrc
>> + .gitconfig
>> + .bash_aliases
>> + .bashrc
>> # Exclude all .files except the ones commented above
>> - - .*
>> - - *~
>> # Have to include this or rsync will never see Playlist
>> + Videos/Music/
>> + Videos/Music/Playlist/
>> # Can't exclude Videos/ because then rsync will never look inside it
>> - - Videos/*
>> + Downloads/Iso/
>> - - Downloads/*
>> - - Dropbox
>> On 02/26/12 09:54, Robert Parker wrote:
>> > Hi Folks,
>> > I can't get the syntax of --include-from right, nothing at all
>> > gets transferred.
>> > The rsync command: # do the backup nice -n 15 rsync -av \
>> > --include-from="/home/bob/backup_includes" \
>> > --exclude-from="/home/bob/backup_excludes" \ $fromdir $todir
>> > The excludes file: .* *~ Videos/ Downloads/ Dropbox/
>> > The includes file: .vimrc .gitconfig .bash_aliases .bashrc
>> > Videos/Music/Playlist/ Videos/Music/Originals/ Downloads/Iso/
>> > I've spent hours on the man page getting nowhere.
>> > Thanks Bob
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