[K12OSN] Massive Rsyncing

Sudev Barar sudev at mantraonline.com
Fri Apr 2 02:54:14 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-04-02 at 05:07, MrGoblin wrote:
> MrGoblin wrote:
> Umm correcting my own post here :)
> > Wouldn't adding '--exclude ".mozilla/"' to your rsync commandline be a 
> > much nicer way of handling this ?
> --exclude ".mozilla/*/*/Cache/"
> Will just exclude the Cache directories as you asked :)
--exclude-from=file is a better option as not only you can exclude
mozilla but also lot of other patterns that are not really needed for
backup. Contents of my exclude file are:

This way we are able to cut down on rsync even when doing it for servers
that are serving win clients.
Sudev Barar

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