Exclude and delete or not delete
kmk at sanitarium.net
Tue Dec 4 17:41:53 UTC 2018
You need to switch to filters where you have the additional options
hide, show, risk, and protect. See the filter rules section of man rsync.
On 12/4/18 8:36 AM, Fabian Cenedese via rsync wrote:
> I'm looking for a way to exclude and delete some items but not delete
> other items. Use case:
> I'm on Windows where there are folders like recycle.bin and system
> volume information on every drive. I can exclude them while backing
> up my data drive. But I now also have other data that is excluded
> and that I want to delete from my existing backup. However if I use
> --delete-excluded then rsync tries to delete the (write protected)
> system volume information from the destination disk.
> Is there a way to get around this with only rsync parameters?
> Do I have to move the destination into a directory to get rid of
> the interfering drive root folders in the sync process?
> bye Fabi
Kevin Korb Phone: (407) 252-6853
Systems Administrator Internet:
FutureQuest, Inc. Kevin at FutureQuest.net (work)
Orlando, Florida kmk at sanitarium.net (personal)
Web page: https://sanitarium.net/
PGP public key available on web site.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 195 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
More information about the rsync