Re: Excluding folders in rsync command?
On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 11:02:00PM +0100, J.A. de Vries wrote:
> > is it possible to exclude directories/folders from a rsync command
> > please? i know you can do files using a wildcard like *.avi, but is it
> > possible to exclude e.g. /home/boztu/videos ?
> You can use the --exclude option if you want to specifiy the directory from the
> commandline. If you want to do it in a filter file just use the name of the
> directory and prepend it with a minus. Like so
> + .rsync
> - .rsync/logs
Another thing to keep in mind: if you end a pattern with a '/' then it
only matches a directory. For instance,
--exclude something # matches files, symlinks, directories
--exclude something/ # matches only directories