problem with exclude

Kevin Korb kmk at
Fri Aug 22 13:47:35 MDT 2014

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- --exclude not -exclude
- -exclude == -e -x -c -l -u -d -e which all happen to be valid.

On 08/22/2014 03:37 PM, Geoffrey Leach wrote:
> I've tried all of the permutations of exclude I can think of, so
> presumably I have some fundamental misunderstanding. The goal here
> is to exclude the file tv11.html in the ftp directory.
> rsync -avvvv -n --verbose --one-file-system -exclude='ftp/tv1.html'
> /usr/local/src /Media/sata/usr/local > /tmp/rsync (Server) Protocol
> versions: remote=30, negotiated=30
> cmd=xclude=ftp/tv1.html machine=<NULL> user=<NULL>
> path=/Media/sata/usr/local [sender]
> make_file(src/ftp/tv1.html,*,2) [sender] i=1046 /usr/local
> src/ftp/tv1.html mode=0100644 len=130204 uid=1000 gid=1000 flags=0 
> [generator] i=1046 3 src/ftp/tv1.html mode=0100644 len=130204
> uid=1000 gid=1000 flags=0 recv_generator(src/ftp/tv1.html,1046) 
> send_files(1046, /usr/local/src/ftp/tv1.html) src/ftp/tv1.html 
> recv_files(src/ftp/tv1.html)
> file /usr/local/src/ftp/tv1.html /usr/local/src/ftp/tv1.html: HTML
> document, UTF-8 Unicode text, with very long lines
> One additional piece of data. If I attempt to exclude "*swp"after
> the ftp exclude, that fails as well. Before the exclude of ftp, it
> works as intended.
> BTW, this is the smallest command that reproduces the problem. What
> I _really_ want to do is to exclude ftp/tv*

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