How do you exclude a directory that is a symlink?

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Fri Mar 3 15:03:36 UTC 2017

On Fri 03 Mar 2017, Steve Dondley wrote:

> The directory I'm trying to copy from is: /home/blah/dir
> The symlink is /home/blah/dir/unwanted_symlinked_dir
> On Fri, Mar 3, 2017 at 8:10 AM, Paul Slootman <paul+rsync at> wrote:
> > You don't say explicitly, is the target of the symlink inside or
> > outside the source directory?

No, I was asking about the *target* of the symlink. Not the name of the
symlink itself.


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