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Re: Portable Ogg Vorbis player



On Thu, Dec 11, 2003 at 01:17:38PM -0700, Thanasis Kinias wrote:
> scripsit Antony Gelberg:
>  
> > rsync -v -r --size-only --include "*/" --include "*.m3u" --include
> > "*.ogg" --include "*.mp3" --exclude "*" ~/music /usbkey
> 
> Two questions, probably based on my ignorance of the subtleties of rsync
> or of the filesystem on this device.
> 
> 1. Why `--size-only'?  Does the player's filesystem do something screwy
> to timestamps?

Nope, but I assumed it might be quicker.

> 2. Why all the `--include'/`--exclude' arguments?  What is there that
> you _don't_ want to rsync? 

Lots of stuff.  The directory contains images, videos, and guitar tab.

I'm by no means an rsync expert, though.

A



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