using rdiff-backup to *not* backup all of / ....

Henrik Lewander
Sun, 8 Sep 2002 18:58:36 +0200

Adam Lazur <> said:
> 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.

So what is the proper way of selecting directories if they don't fit on the
command line? (happened to me)