feature request: exclude from path

Matt Stevens matt.w.stevens at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 12:35:32 UTC 2020

So I've gotten excluding paths to work as a standalone command. When I 
paste this into a script however, it ignores the exclusions. Any advice?

rsync -aXvr --times --links 
/home/path/ user at nas:/NAS/HOME/destination/

Are there supposed to be some kind of brackets around this?

Matt Stevens

On 8/2/20 10:19 AM, Andy Smith via rsync wrote:
> Hi Matt,
> On Sat, Aug 01, 2020 at 10:10:49PM -0400, Matt Stevens via rsync wrote:
>> I lack development skills. Would there be a way for rsync to be passed an
>> option to exclude a specific path during a sync operaton? All of my attempts
>> to use exclude have failed, as it does not respect paths, only filetypes.
> The existing --exclude and filter file options work for me for this.
> Maybe show us what you're doing (command line), what you expect to
> happen and what actually happens?
> You absolutely can exclude paths. The exclude and filter options are
> very expressive. I've been doing it for years.
> Cheers,
> Andy

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