specifying a list of files to transfer

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Thu Jan 16 21:59:01 EST 2003

On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 02:52:38PM -0600, Dave Dykstra wrote:
> Also, if the transfer is being sent from the remote side, the file names
> are all getting sent over to the remote side first for --files-from and
> then sent back as part of the normal protocol, right?  I had hoped we'd
> be able to avoid that round trip because the list could get long.

I don't think we can avoid the round trip without changing
rsync drastically.  Just consider that this saves on sending
voluminous --include lists or invoking rsync hundreds of

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