Finding specific files/directories from a remote rsync server.

Hongyi Zhao hongyi.zhao at
Mon Apr 13 05:33:29 MDT 2015

On Sun, 12 Apr 2015 09:44:56 -0700, Wayne Davison wrote:

> You'd use filter (include/exclude) rules.  See in the man page about its
> notes on how rsync requires you to include all directories in order to
> traverse the tree and you'd end up with something like this:
> rsync -aiv --include=foo/file --include='*/' --exclude='*'
> /dest/
> You might also try using --prune-empty-dirs.
> ..wayne..

Thanks a lot for your hints.

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