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/