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Old 03-31-2020
Problem with rsync command

im working on my bash script, in rsync part i try this command to rsync all folders except this folder 'wp-content/cache'
which has tousends of file and i dont want to rsync content :

rsync -avz --exclude '/home/user/public_html/wp-content/*' /home/user/public_html/* /dest

but output is:
[root ~]# rsync -avz --exclude '/home/user/public_html/wp-content/cache' /home/user/public_html/* /dest
sending incremental file list

it start rsync but with folders that i add in exception .

Last edited by Peasant; 03-31-2020 at 11:08 PM.. Reason: Added code tags.
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Old 03-31-2020
The rsync patterns are relatative (with caveats). try:
rsync -avz --exclude '/wp-content/cache/*' /home/user/public_html/* /dest

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