rsync command

David Fox dfox94085 at
Sat Jan 24 03:23:41 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 6:33 PM, Robert Holtzman <holtzm at> wrote:

> rsync -vaHz --exclude '/proc' --exclude '/sys' --exclude '/media' /.
> /media/disk
> What I'm hazy on is the significance of "/." prior to "/media/disk".

The command is going to sync every file (/.) and write the synced
files to the /media/disk folder - presumably another HD is mounted at
that mountpoint.

Try executing 'ls /.' in a terminal and you'll see the output.

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