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Re: [Duplicity-talk] Problems with --exclude options

From: Gabriel Ambuehl
Subject: Re: [Duplicity-talk] Problems with --exclude options
Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2007 13:53:45 +0100
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On Sunday 25 February 2007 13:28:32 Dan Johansson wrote:
> I've just started to evaluate duplicity and I run into a problem (or I
> don't understand) the --exclude option.

Before you invest too much time, do some diggin on the list archive, you may 
find things you won't like.

> duplicity  -v5 --include /usr --exclude '/usr/portage' --exclude '**' /
> scp://address@hidden//var/Backup
> Even if I have the --exclude /usr/portage it still make a backup of it. I
> have also tried the following with the same result:
> --exclude '/usr/portage/'
> --exclude '/usr/portage**'
> --exclude '/usr/portage/**'

--exclude=FULLPATH works for me. 

Besides, the syntax is
duplicity pathtobackup backuptarget

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