Support for CACHEDIR.TAG excludes?

Francis.Montagnac at Francis.Montagnac at
Fri May 31 00:34:49 MDT 2013


On Thu, 30 May 2013 22:17:24 +0200 Christoph Biedl wrote:
> there's an old proposal to exclude a directory and its subdirectories
> from being backed up and the like, ...

You can achieve that already with the -F option of rsync. Create a
.rsync-filter file in the directories you want with the following

+ .rsync-filter
- *

The first rule is useful in case of a full restore from the backup
to keep track of the directories you want to exclude.


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