Rsync files with spaces

rsync [options] -- * target
Using the double dash before the source and target makes the command work fine with weird filenames.

By: l0b0
2010-11-18 23:09:17

What Others Think

it doesn't "make the command work fine with weird filenames". It just marks the end of command's parameters. Anything after double-dash won't be treated as a parameter, no matter if it starts with dash or not. Nonetheless, one point from me - for creative usage of rsync ;-)
unefunge · 566 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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