using rdiff-backup to *not* backup all of / ....
Sun, 8 Sep 2002 12:46:39 -0400
Alan (email@example.com) said:
> When I run with the command line you specify, it works perfectly, but
> when I substitute --include for --include-filelist /foo/bar only the
> directories in the filelist are backed up! When I swap from the
> --include-filelist back to --include /root --include /usr/local/sbin
> etc, it backs up the contents of the directories :\
> The includes.txt file I have contains:
> Is there anything wrong with this format? Do I need a /* at the end or
> a prepended + or something?
I pointed you to the explanation earlier:
> > See the "FILE SELECTION" portion of the manpage for the differences.
Paths listed in --include-filelist do not do globbing, they do not
include the files in a directory (so /usr would include just the dir
/usr, and not /usr/local, /usr/bin, etc). See the "FILE SELECTION"
portion of the manpage for more information.
Adam Lazur, Cluster Monkey