[Bug 12378] why i cannot exclude dir/files if using option "--files-from"

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Thu Oct 13 23:51:07 UTC 2016


Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
         Resolution|---                         |WORKSFORME
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED

--- Comment #4 from Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org> ---
Command args (which includes names inside a files-from file) are never excluded
by an exclude directive. You told rsync to copy it, so it copies it. Excludes
only affect matching of files that rsync finds inside directories that you told
it to copy. It is expected that you already trimmed any unwanted files/dirs
from your args before you called rsync, since those names are under your

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