[PATCH] time limit

Jan-Benedict Glaw jbglaw at lug-owl.de
Tue Apr 20 12:30:59 GMT 2004

On Mon, 2004-04-19 16:28:08 -0400, John Taylor <john at fcs.uga.edu>
wrote in message <20040419202808.GA23665 at spock.fcs.uga.edu>:

> I have written a patch for rsync-2.6.1pre-2 which adds a --time-limit=T
> option.  When this option is used rsync will stop after T minutes
> and exit.  I think this option is useful when rsyncing a large amount

Okay, nice thing. What about

$ echo "killall rsync" | at midnight

Of couse, you can make that a bit more flexible if you've got several
concurrent rsync running (by using their PID and checking it before
killing it to actually be a rsync instance)...


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