/home/<user>/.gvfs causing problems for rsync

Johann Spies jspies at sun.ac.za
Tue Nov 11 08:27:38 UTC 2008

On Sat, Nov 08, 2008 at 12:54:42AM -0500, Luke Militello wrote:
> Try this...
> rsync -av --delete-after --exclude=".gvfs/" /home/user/ /path/to/dst/

It does not make a difference, but I think I made some progress:  I
get the error message when I run rsync using 'sudo' - not when I run
it as the owner of .gvfs.

My original problem occurs when I backup the whole computer and I have
to run the rsync process as root.

Johann Spies          Telefoon: 021-808 4036
Informasietegnologie, Universiteit van Stellenbosch

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      forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain 
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