Error with paths with ()'s

Kevin Korb kmk at
Mon Aug 17 23:06:53 UTC 2015

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It is true that you don't need the {} in the remote arg but due to the
syntax you probably want --relative instead.

On 08/17/2015 07:03 PM, Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 11:13 PM, @lbutlr <kremels at 
> <mailto:kremels at>> wrote:
> find . -type f -atime -1 -exec rsync -aP {} 
>{} \;
> The use of "{}" on the receiving (remote) side is superfluous --
> just specifying a destination dir (your .../Drive5/ path) is enough
> for rsync to use the same name as the source file on the
> destination. For those instances where you want/need to specify a
> remote filename, see the --protect-args (-s) option (which you can
> make the default via "export RSYNC_PROTECT_ARGS=1", and which will
> eventually become the default in the future).  Finally, the
> suggestion to use --files-from=- is a good one, which fixes all
> quoting issues even on the local side.
> ..wayne..

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