rsync with --recursive --files-from=
Wed May 9 20:46:00 GMT 2007
On 09 May 2007 19:59, oleyk wrote:
DO NOT USE FALSE EMAIL ADDRESSES OLEYK.
Look at the From: line of your post. "cygwin at cygwin dot com" is *not*
the address of Marvin Rishoff.
> i'm sorry, but:
> $ rsync --version
> rsync version 2.4.6 protocol version 24
> i have no option "--files-from=". i can't check.
Ok, so you've got an ancient version of rsync that the feature wasn't
implemented in, so you can't help: why are you even posting? You may as well
save yourself the effort!
> try so:
> Dave Korn> Show us the contents of 'list'. Perhaps some of the filenames
> Dave Korn> need escaping in some fashion.
I'm sure Marvin is perfectly capable of reading the reply I sent all by
himself, without needing you to pointlessly repeat it for him, but thanks
> /usr/bin/rsync -avz --files-from=`find ./WMS_*.log -mtime -7 -print` ...
No, that's no use at all, because the result of the backticks would not be
the name of a file that contains a list of files to use, it would the
*contents* of the list.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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