filelist calculation algoritm

wim delvaux wim.delvaux at
Sat Jan 4 19:01:01 EST 2003

On Saturday 04 January 2003 19:49, Aaron Morris wrote:
> You did not specifically mention it:  compression (-z) would probably
> help more than anything.  Otherwise, you could do something like:

	I thought it was on by default ?

> Have a file (ie filelist.txt) that contains the filename (with relative
> paths), one file per line.

	That is what I have

> rsync -rRWz `cat filelist.txt` user at hostname::module
> The only limitation to this is if you have a large file list you may get
>   a shell error.

	Yes that MIGHT be a problem for me too

> It has already been suggested in this list, as well as by myself in the
> rsync wishlist for a new option to specify a file that has a list of
> files to be transferred.

	Perhaps i need to have a look a the sources and see what it takes
	to put that option in  (say --files)



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