rsync in-place (was Re: rsync 1tb+ each day)

Ben Escoto bescoto at
Thu Feb 6 03:21:39 EST 2003

>>>>> "CB" == Craig Barratt <craig at>
>>>>> wrote the following on Wed, 05 Feb 2003 04:41:22 -0800

  CB> Of course, a major issue with --inplace is that the file will be
  CB> in an intermediate state if rsync is killed mid-transfer.  Rsync
  CB> currently ensures that every file is either the original or new.

I'm curious, how does it ensure this?

Ben Escoto
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