cpdup backup question

Justin C. Sherrill justin at shiningsilence.com
Thu Feb 2 10:03:10 PST 2006

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.

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