[PATCH] Limit recursion depth

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Tue Jun 24 09:09:18 EST 2003

On Mon, Jun 23, 2003 at 10:06:51PM +0200, Richard Mueller wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> Hy folks,
> everybody knows, that rsync eats up a lot of memory, when rsyncing
> a lot of files.
> To avoid this i run rsync on different parts of the directory-tree 
> (e.g. first ~muchofileuser/muchofilesdir1 then 
> ~muchofileuser/muchofilesdir2 and so on) and it works fine for me.
> So i tried to do this in a automatical way (e.g perl/shell/whatever 
> script) but rsync is missing one feature for that:
> Limit the depth of recursion in "recursive"-Mode.
> So i wrote this ugly patch, that works-for-me(TM):

It is easy to limit recursion with exclude patterns like
/*/*/ or /*/*/*/*/

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