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Re: copy exclude


From: Mark . Burgess
Subject: Re: copy exclude
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 23:50:32 +0100 (MET)

Yes - exclude is for non-directory files. Ignore includes directories,

M

On 22 Jan, Brendan Strejcek wrote:
> I'm having trouble excluding files during an update.conf recursive copy.
> I'm attempting to exclude CVS control files. Here is my fragment:
> 
> copy:
> 
>     ${server_modules}
>         dest=${client_modules}
>         exclude=XXX
>         r=inf
>         mode=700
>         type=checksum
>         server=${policyhost}
> 
> To no avail, I have tried the following values for XXX:
> 
>   CVS
>   *CVS*
>   "*CVS*"
>   ${server_modules}/CVS
>   ${client_modules}/CVS
> 
> In the documentation it is written that "the names of files, or wildcards
> which match files" are the proper value for this variable. Does this mean
> non-directory files? Should I be using ignore rather than exclude? The
> difference is not clear to me. Thanks in advance for any advice.
> 
> -- Brendan
> 
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