How to discern when like dir names exist in 2 places

Kevin Korb kmk at
Mon Apr 13 12:15:31 MDT 2015

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Then I would say that the text I pasted is in the wrong section of the
man page and needs to be moved into the filter rules section.

On 04/13/2015 02:02 PM, Francis.Montagnac at wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:45:18 -0400 Kevin Korb wrote:
>> The +/- syntax absolutely works in an --exclude-from or
>> --include-from file I use it all the time.  However, apparently
>> the -/ syntax does not work there.
>> So, I am not sure if the man page is wrong or if this feature
>> just isn't working correctly in an exclude file.
> This is perhaps this note in the "FILTER RULES" section:
> Note that the --include/--exclude command-line options do not allow
> the full  range  of  rule parsing as described above -- they only
> allow the specification of include/exclude patterns plus a "!"
> token to clear the list  (and the normal comment parsing when rules
> are read from a file).
> -- Francis

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