[csw-users] disk space

James Lee james at blastwave.org
Mon Jul 25 11:58:10 CEST 2005

On 22/07/05, 21:30:44, Neal "A." Lucier <nlucier at math.purdue.edu> wrote 
regarding Re: [csw-users] disk space:

> Joe Reid wrote:
> > I've been doing a weekly rsync to keep my local copy of blastwave up to
> > date but we've exceeded the space limit of my 9gb drive.
> >
> > This is the command I've been using which retreives the whole archive,
> > but I don't have any need for the i386 stuff, is there an easy way to
> > modify this command to not get the i386 stuff without disrupting my
> > directory structure?
> >
> > /opt/sfw/bin/rsync -avz --partial --stats
> > rsync://www.ibiblio.org/sun-packages/csw /export/blastwave
> >

> If you only had Solaris 9 machines, you could probably do something like:

> /opt/sfw/bin/rsync -avz --partial --stats
> rsync://www.ibilio.org/sun-packages/csw/unstable/sparc/5.8
> /export/blastwave/unstable/sparc/5.8

> and

> /opt/sfw/bin/rsync -avz --partial --stats
> rsync://www.ibiblio.org/sun-packages/csw/unstable/sparc/5.9
> /export/blastwave/unstable/sparc/5.9

> I have no clue if this will work or not.

That should work.  Also look at these rsync options:
 --exclude  to be selective
 --delete   to delete the old files.


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