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exclude file(s) from rsync

Terminal - exclude file(s) from rsync
rsync -vazuK --exclude "*.mp3" --exclude "*.svn*" * user@host:/path
2009-02-27 19:58:02
User: sudopeople
Functions: rsync
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exclude file(s) from rsync

rsyncs files to a server excluding listed files

also a file can be used to exclude common exclude rules and/or to exclude a ton of files, like so:

rsync --exclude-from '~/.scripts/exclude.txt'

where exclude.txt has one rule per line:

*.mp3

*.svn*

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What does the vazuk do here?

-v is verbose

-z compresses

-K follows symlinks

-a goes into archive mode

But the `u`?

Comment by mrchrisadams 304 weeks and 1 day ago

From the rsync man page:

-u, --update skip files that are newer on the receiver

Comment by sudopeople 219 weeks and 2 days ago

In my LinuxBox I use this:

rsync -e 'ssh -p 33033' -avl --delete --stats --progress --exclude 'sources' --exclude 'public_html/tst.txt' ciccio@1.2.3.4:/home/ciccio /media/backup/

Comment by 0disse0 218 weeks and 3 days ago

Your point of view

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