On Fri 03 Mar 2017, Steve Dondley wrote:
> I'm trying to rsync a directory from a server to my local machine that has
> a symbolic link to a directory I don't want to download. I have an
> "exclude" option to exclude the symlink which works fine. However, if I add
> a --copy-links option to the command, it appears to override my "exclude"
> directive and the contents of the symlinked directory gets downloaded
You don't say explicitly, is the target of the symlink inside or
outside the source directory?
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