I'm trying to run
rsync -a --files-from=~/.rsync_file_list ~/destination and it tells me:
rsync error: syntax or usage error (code 1) at options.c(1652) [client=3.0.7]. Can anyone enlighten me as to what I'm doing wrong?
~/.rsync_file_list just contains a list of file names prefaced with
~/, separated by newlines (though I've also tried listing them all on the same line, with the same result).
If I run
rsync -a ~/file ~/file2 ~/file3 ~/destination it works just fine. So what am I missing about the