Exclude from not excluding "My Music" or "Printhood"

Joachim Otahal (privat) Jou at gmx.net
Tue May 1 01:41:58 MDT 2012

Go to the win 7 machine. Enter that directory using the explorer. In the 
upper bar where you can see the path, click the empty white space right 
from the path.
My machine: explorer shows ">Username>Eigene Musik". Clicking the empty 
space shows the real path: C:\Users\Username\Music
Second way: Shift-right-click the path, choose "copy path". Third way to 
find the real name instead of the friendly name: open a cmd window, drag 
and drop the directory there.

If you want to know what is really going on you'll have to set the 
according explorer options, but seeing all links windows uses to show 
the path names in you language is confusing and does not really help.
You'll get a more informational view when opening a cmd window. Then cd 
%userprofile%, and then dir /a.

Daniel Feenberg schrieb:
> We have been using rsync for some time with Linux and FreeBSD, but are
> just now trying to make it work with Windows. Not as easy as we hoped.
> I am running the cwrsync client 3.0.6 on a new Windows 7 machine to a 
> FreeBSD 8.1 server. I have an exclude-from filelist, which does seem 
> to successfully exclude the directories given by many of its entries, 
> including these two lines:
>   Documents/My[ ]Videos/
>   Nethood/
> but the apparently similar (to me) directories
>   Documents/My[ ]Music/
>   Printhood/
> just generate the error
> rsync: opendir "/cygwin/c/users/feenberg/Documents/My Videos" failed: 
> Permision denied (13)
> rsync: opendir "/cygwin/c/users/feenberg/Documents/Printhood" failed: 
> Permision denied (13)
> As it happens, those directories don't really exist - at least the dir 
> command won't list them and I certainly didn't do anything to create 
> them. But then it doesn't list "My Videos" or "Nethood" either 
> although they show up in MS explorer. They are some kind of MS damaged 
> symbolic link, I suppose. I need to get rid of spurious messages - 
> does anyone know how to do that?
> Also, I do want the contents of "My Documents", which also gets an 
> opendir error. But I think it duplicates the plain "Documents" folder, 
> so this may not be a problem beyond the spurious message. I haven't 
> excluded it yet.
> Thanks for any help.
> Daniel Feenberg

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