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Re: rsync - newbie question

On Sat, 2018-05-12 at 13:28 -0400, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> Another hierarchy in Linux not to sync is /system for the same reason
> you don't sync /proc.

Presumably you meant /sys ?

Basically, the OP probably don't want to try and sync mount points for
things that aren't ordinary filesystems and that's quite an extensive
and variable list.

Some commands have options to stop them looking at other filsytsems (cp
has -x and find has -xdev) I don't know about rsync (I don't have it