exclude include path problems

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at wurtel.net
Mon Feb 7 09:35:23 UTC 2022

On Mon 07 Feb 2022, Edwardo Garcia via rsync wrote:
> Lets call module mirror
> this results in about 200 or more directories (projects), but I only want
> one of them, lets call it foo, the problem is foo/  has about 50
> directories, but the one and only one we want is bar, but bar also has
> dozens of directories - but we do want these ones.
> so  we want     server:mirrors/foo/bar/*
> How do we place our rsync command?
> we have tried all kinds of   --include=foo/bar/  --exclude=*
> servername:mirrors/
> we tried an include exclude include exclude  too, infact every conceivable

Why not just do:

rsync -a server:mirrors/foo/bar/ /local/path/to/foo/bar/


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