On Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:07:16 -0500 Kevin Korb wrote:
> I hate to say it because it goes against my normal advice but this is
> one instance where using a * in the source parameter would help...
I totally agree.
I thing that using a protect filter achieves this goal (without using
a * thus).
## FAIL: delete d
rsync --dry-run -ai --delete SOURCE/ TARGET/
## OK: for this trivial test
rsync --dry-run -ai --delete --filter 'protect /*' SOURCE/ TARGET/
You may need to read carefully the FILTER RULES section of the rsync
manual. I didn't count the number of time I read it :-)
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