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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] [bug] Excluding hidden files the wrong way does

From: Ilario
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] [bug] Excluding hidden files the wrong way doesn't result in an error
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2017 23:40:00 +0100

2017-01-04 20:11 GMT+01:00 Adrian Klaver <address@hidden>:
> On 01/04/2017 11:00 AM, Ilario wrote:
>> Excluding a hidden file without full path doesn't rise an error (as
>> happens with non hidden files) and copies it anyway; e.g.
>> mkdir temp
>> cd temp
>> mkdir .one
>> mkdir .two
>> mkdir three
>> mkdir four
>> rdiff-backup --exclude .one --exclude ./.two --exclude ./three . ../backup
>> ls -a ../backup
>> .  ..  four  .one  rdiff-backup-data
>> copies also the .one file and gives no warning.
> I am not seeing a .one file I see a .one/ directory

Yes, sorry, I meant directory, anyway I can see the same behaviour with files.

> so I would say you need
> to do:
> --exclude .one**

Does this work for you? It doesn't for me...

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