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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Exclude files

From: Maarten J H van den Berg
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] Exclude files
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 20:52:08 +0200
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IIRC, with double asterisks. Like so:

--exclude "**.[mM][pP]3"  --exclude "**/prf*.tmp"

Works for me...


On 10/12/11 20:01, Michael Westman wrote:
> Hello, I'm having problems figuring out how to exclude files from a backup.
> For instance I'm backing up an entire tree and buried inside that tree
> is a file called Outlook.ost that I'd like to exclude since it is
> basically a temp file.  However when I put in --exclude "*.ost" I get
> an error that says that nothing in the base directory matches that
> string.  That is correct since the *.ost is buried.
> So, how do I do this?
> Thanks,
> Mike
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