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bup-drecurse — recursively list files in your filesystem

Synopsis

bup drecurse [-x] [-q] [--exclude path] [--exclude-from filename] [--exclude-rx pattern] [--exclude-rx-from filename] [--profile] <path>

Description

bup drecurse traverses files in the filesystem in a way similar to find(1). In most cases, you should use find(1) instead.

This program is useful mainly for testing the file traversal algorithm used in bup-index(1).

Note that filenames are returned in reverse alphabetical order, as in bup-index(1). This is important because you can't generate the hash of a parent directory until you have generated the hashes of all its children. When listing files in reverse order, the parent directory will come after its children, making this easy.

Options

-x, --xdev, --one-file-system
don't cross filesystem boundaries -- though as with tar and rsync, the mount points themselves will still be reported.
-q, --quiet
don't print filenames as they are encountered. Useful when testing performance of the traversal algorithms.
--exclude=path
exclude path from the backup (may be repeated).
--exclude-from=filename
read --exclude paths from filename, one path per-line (may be repeated). Ignore completely empty lines.
--exclude-rx=pattern
exclude any path matching pattern. See bup-index(1) for details, but note that unlike index, drecurse will produce relative paths if the drecurse target is a relative path. (may be repeated).
--exclude-rx-from=filename
read --exclude-rx patterns from filename, one pattern per-line (may be repeated). Ignore completely empty lines.
--profile
print profiling information upon completion. Useful when testing performance of the traversal algorithms.

Examples

bup drecurse -x /

See Also

bup-index(1)

Bup

Part of the bup(1) suite.

Authors

Avery Pennarun <apenwarr@gmail.com>.

Referenced By

bup(1), bup-index(1).

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