Description of problem:
Please add exclusion paths to the backup. Both tar and rsync handle excludes.
Here is a real world example:
I want to backup my /var/lib directories because they contain stateful
information, like my mysql databases. However, I also use this system to build
for mock. This currently uses 2.4G of space (cached build roots) - and since
they are cached, they are recreated whenever needed.
If I want to backup /var/lib/ and skip mock, I have to add:
etc. to the backup set.
It would be much nicer to be able to add:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):