exclude file(s) from rsync

rsync -vazuK --exclude "*.mp3" --exclude "*.svn*" * user@host:/path
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*

2009-02-27 19:58:02

What Others Think

What does the vazuk do here? -v is verbose -z compresses -K follows symlinks -a goes into archive mode But the `u`?
mrchrisadams · 634 weeks and 4 days ago
From the rsync man page: -u, --update skip files that are newer on the receiver
sudopeople · 549 weeks and 5 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@ /media/backup/
0disse0 · 548 weeks and 6 days ago

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