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Rsync cannot find exclude list

I'm getting this error when i'm using rsync's  `--exclude-from` option.

rsync: failed to open exclude file "./ignorelist.txt": No such file or directory (2)
rsync error: error in file IO (code 11) at exclude.c(1207) [client=3.1.3]

Here's my pipeline script:

branches:
develop:
- step:
script:
- ls -la
- pipe: atlassian/rsync-deploy:0.4.3
variables:
USER: $REMOTE_USER
SERVER: $REMOTE_HOST
REMOTE_PATH: $REMOTE_DIR
LOCAL_PATH: './'
DEBUG: 'true'
EXTRA_ARGS: '-avzh --exclude-from="./ignorelist.txt"'

Using `ls -la` i can clearly see the the ignorelist.txt file does exists.

---

On a side note, is it just me, or i really cannot paste multi-line code? The white space always got trimmed.

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Hello @rzky ,

  • as for the main question, let's investigate your root cause, because I can say exclude-from is supported by rsync-deploy pipe. When you see the pipeline running, look docker container params that it is running with. You will see the working dir the pipeline share it with pipe. Check that your file in that dir(not necessary in this root dir, rsync is working recursively)
  • look here at the example, how you could write your multi-line code Pipe multi line usage (Advanced examples)

Best regards, Galyna

Hi @Galyna Zholtkevych

Turns out it's a syntax problem. Removing the quotes from the `--exclude-from` param fixes the problem.

So, from this:

-avzh --exclude-from="./ignorelist.txt"

 To this:

-avzh --exclude-from=./ignorelist.txt
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@rzky Please mark the question as answered.

Just for reference: Similar issue/solution in Way to use "---include-from" in rsync deploy , quotes were as well the issue finding the file

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