How to avoid rsyncing incomplete uploads? (best practice on fileservers?)

jw schultz jw at
Wed Jan 21 01:05:08 GMT 2004

On Tue, Jan 20, 2004 at 03:37:38PM +0100, Peter wrote:
> Hi,
> some big files are regularily updated on server A.
> Rsync should sync that with Server B. 
> If rsync starts in the middle of an upload process, will it copy that
> incomplete file to Server B? 
> First tests showed it will. How can this be avoided?
> Comments on rsync-usage with big files and very active users would be
> very appreciated!

You have asked several questions all of which are answered
in the archives.  Happy spelunking.

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