[Dirvish] documentation for 'exclude:' -or- *SUCCESS the hard way*

Paul Slootman paul at debian.org
Sun Nov 9 17:08:19 UTC 2008


On Fri 07 Nov 2008, Roberto Mello wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 10:17 AM, Paul Slootman <paul at debian.org> wrote:
> >
> > Dirvish collects the excludes and puts them in a file, and tells rsync
> > with --exclude-from=filename to use that file. So the exclude lines are
> > directly passed to rsync.
> >
> > Hence, how to construct your exclude rules is also covered by the rsync
> > manual...
> 
> Does that mean that I can use all the prefixes supported by rsync,
> like - and + ?

Yes.
Check the summary file to see what dirvish is actually doing.


Paul


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