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Jun 082010

How to ignore dummy files (e.g. from CVS, SVN) during rsync?


During rsync, you might want to ignore a lot of dummy files, e.g. .bak, .svn, .old files, you can use the following flag as part of your rsync command.

# rsync --cvs-exclude ...

List of files skipped (rsync 3.06):

RCS SCCS CVS CVS.adm RCSLOG cvslog.* tags TAGS .make.state .nse_depinfo *~ #* .#* ,* _$* *$ *.old *.bak *.BAK *.orig *.rej .del-* *.a *.olb *.o *.obj *.so *.exe *.Z *.elc *.ln core .svn/ .git/ .bzr/

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