rsync include and exclude
JHALL at SOCKET.NET
Wed Oct 7 18:19:36 UTC 2009
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am using rsync to backup some information and I am having some
problem with including and excluding directories.
I want to include everything in the user's mail directory and
everything in the user's documents directory. Everything else should
be excluded. And, it is possible to have multiple users on a single
Following is what I am using for my include/exclude patterns.
This gives me close to the desired result. However, there are some
extra files included which I do not need to backup which are stored
in /Users/username directory.
If I add -/Users/*, no files are backed up.
After reading the man pages and several examples, I thought I had a
handle on this. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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