File selection and remote backup

Ben Edwards
Tue, 21 May 2002 07:57:41 +0100

>What rdiff-backup is really trying to complain about is that the final
>selection option is an include.  But since the default is an include,
>and options are processed from left to right, those trailing --include
>options are redundant.  What you probably want is:
>rdiff-backup --include /home/mysql --include /home/sites \
>             --exclude /home primary-backup::/home bakupdir

This gives me exactly the same error, as it does when I drop one of the includes.

Could this be a platform or version thing? I'm using 0.6.1 on MacOS X, but everything seems to work fine otherwise..