batch-mode fixes [was: [PATCH] fix read-batch SEGFAULT]

Jos Backus jos at
Tue May 18 04:42:18 GMT 2004

On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 05:18:10PM -0400, Chris Shoemaker wrote:
> 	BTW, there is a work-around.  If you don't mind duplicating the mirror
> twice, one solution is to do a regular (no --write-batch) rsync update of one
> copy of the mirror, and then do the --write-batch during a local to local
> rsync update of another copy of the mirror.  Actually, this has some real
> advantages if your network connection is unreliable. 

That was in fact the way I envisioned us using it at work, together with
multicast-based batch file distribution (but the project never got off the

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