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Re: cpdup backup question

From: Terry Tree <terry.tree@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2006 18:13:42 +0000

On 2/2/06, Justin C. Sherrill <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, February 2, 2006 10:00 am, Terry Tree wrote:
> > Hello.  I'm trying to use cpdup to backup my desktop to my little home
> > server via NFS.  The question I have is there a way to have a global
> > cpignore file ?  I don't have to place an ignore file in every
> > directory.  I want to exclude all of my mp3 and iso files so my server
> > doesn't fill up.  Does anyone know of a work around for this ?
> Looking at the man page, the answer would appear to be no.
> How many mp3 and iso file directories do you have?  If you've got one of
> each, you'd only need 2 .cpignore files, as I read it.

The problem is the computer is sort of a public computer.  Not
everyone in my dorm  has a computer so I create accounts for people in
my dorm to use my computer.  So I can't be 100% for sure of the
directories which contain mp3's and iso files.

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