[PATCH] Clarify escaping in wildcard patterns documentation

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Tue Apr 15 16:01:46 MDT 2014

On Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 1:47 AM, Erik Auerswald
<auerswal at unix-ag.uni-kl.de>wrote:

> the attached patch IMHO improves the man page regarding use of the
> backslash as escape character in wildcard patterns.

I'm not sure what you mean by your change. If you type something like
"rsync -aiv foo\bar /tmp" it will copy the file foobar in a typical un*x
shell.  If you notice anything different than that, then it is something
your shell does, not rsync.  Is there some other place that you are
referring to?

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