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Old 09-22-2005, 03:01 PM   #1
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RSYNC and dot files

I currently use rsync (with the options ruvt) to backup my home directory and have the output redirected to a log. The problem is it also copies the dot files. Is there anyway to stop rsync to stop copying the dotfiles and just copy all the other files instead?
Old 09-22-2005, 03:39 PM   #2
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Just add an exclude option:
--exclude ".*"


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