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[rdiff-backup-users] Re: How do I specify the following?

From: Evert
Subject: [rdiff-backup-users] Re: How do I specify the following?
Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 11:01:42 +0200
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Jakob Unterwurzacher wrote:
Daryl Styrk schrieb:
On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 11:04:49PM +0200, Evert wrote:
Daryl Styrk wrote:
With the --exclude option.

Yeah, I figured that much... ;-)
But what would the exact syntax be?
What have you tried? ;) Something close to rdiff-backup --exclude /foo/bar/file* /foo /dest/of/backup

I think that should be

rdiff-backup --exclude '/foo/bar/file*' /foo /dest/of/backup

(note the quotes)

And, well, the whole command is this:

rdiff-backup --exclude '/home/virtual/dovecot*' /home/virtual /backup

Hmm, the problem is that there are no dovecot* files present in /home/virtual itself, but they do appear in the many sub-directories.


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