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Re: Rsync

On Fri, May 25, 2007 at 09:32:23PM +0100, Jonathan (ac3bf1) wrote:
> Thanks, for all your answers guys,
> i know i should have checked the rsync manual,
> but I would rather get a 100% sure answer from one of you.

The documentation is also quite sure :-)

> This is my current script:
> #!/bin/bash
> rsync -avt \
>  --exclude=alpha/ \
>  --exclude=arm/ \
>  --exclude=hppa/ \
>  --exclude=hurd/ \
>  --exclude=ia64/ \
>  --exclude=m68k/ \
>  --exclude=mips/ \
>  --exclude=mipsel/ \
>  --exclude=multi-arch/ \
>  --exclude=powerpc/ \
>  --exclude=s390/ \
>  --exclude=sh/ \
>  --exclude=sparc/ \
>  --exclude=source/ \
>  ftp.de.debian.org::debian-cd/* /var/www/mirror/debian-cd/

If you mean that you want only amd64 and i386, check the help page first
(not very easy to found, I must admit) that recommends --include

> (i know loads of excludes for now... will include more distros soon)
> from the rsync manual
> --del                   an alias for --delete-during
> --delete                delete extraneous files from dest dirs
> --delete-before         receiver deletes before transfer (default)
> --delete-during         receiver deletes during xfer, not before
> --delete-after          receiver deletes after transfer, not before
> --delete-excluded       also delete excluded files from dest dirs
> which delete would you suggest I use?

It depends on the disk capacity you can allocate, whether you want to
make 4.0_r0 available until all the 4.0_r1 isos (example) are downloaded
on your server, and so on..

-before being the less disk capacity demanding, -after being the most
disk capacity demanding.


Simon Paillard

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