downloading only specific directories from directory tree
henri.shustak at gmail.com
Mon Jan 23 01:53:00 UTC 2017
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On 21/01/2017, at 12:15 PM, Kevin Korb <kmk at sanitarium.net> wrote:
> An include only overrides an exclude that follows it. So, you would
> need something like this:
> + */
> + openSUSE_13.2/***
> - *
> Then add --prune-empty-dirs to your rsync command line. I left off the
> initial ** because it doesn't really mean anything unless openSUSE_13.2
> isn't always the entire directory name in which case 1 * would do.
> Another way to explain it is that by default everything is included. An
> exclude rule makes exceptions. An include rule makes exceptions to the
> exclude rule.
> On 01/20/2017 06:08 PM, Istvan Gabor wrote:
>> I have read rsync manual and several howtos on how to use rsync, still
>> I don't know if it's doable what I want to do, and if yes, how.
>> The scenario:
>> I would like to make a local copy of openSUSE 13.2 repositories.
>> I use openSUSE linux.
>> The repos are located in a multi-level directory structure, eg:
>> Let's call this directory the root dir.
>> Each directory in the root has subdirectories, and one of the
>> is named "openSUSE_13.2". The openSUSE_13.2 dir can be one, two, or more
>> downstairs in the root dir, eg:
>> There are plenty of directories in the root dir, and each subdirectory can
>> have several subdirectories.
>> Is it possible, using rsync, to download only all "openSUSE_13.2"
>> directories with
>> their contents, without specifying directly one by one every subdirectory
>> to be included or excluded?
>> I tried to use filters.txt file with content:
>> + **openSUSE_13.2/***
>> with this command:
>> rsync -av --include-from=filters.txt
>> rsync://ftp.halifax.rwth-aachen.de/opensuse/repositories/ ./
>> This downloads every directory. How can I exclude those are not
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