Yet another filter question
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Thu Oct 26 02:09:30 UTC 2017
Given the structure…
With the desire to ‘include items with foo in their path’...
I understand that the closest I can get to a satisfactory filter ruleset is
… and setting --prune-empty-dirs.
However, /bar/foo/ is empty, and of course should be copied.. but is pruned.
The source and pattern are user-defined, so I can’t hardcode values to
I can’t rely on other external binaries, so I can’t use $ find, or even
shell glob expansion (I call rsync directly, not through a shell).
Given these constraints, is the caveated --prune-empty-dirs the best I can
I mean it's pretty-darned-close, but just checking I'm not missing some
option to prevent the premature short-circuiting of recursion, or something
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