Synchronise trees

Eugene Kramer eugene.kramer at
Thu Apr 7 14:29:45 GMT 2005

take a look at --delay-updates option at

On Apr 7, 2005 5:32 AM, manchmal <manchmal at> wrote:
> It would be nice if rsync has the abiltiy to sync a directory full of
> files with another directory full of files - but only to update the
> local directory once the sync had finished.
> Example:
> Say you run a mirror of the fedora rawhide rpm repository, and you run
> an rsync with the master during the time someone is downloading the
> rpms.
> You want to make sure that if someone runs an update from you, they
> don't end up with half the rpms pre-rsync, and half from post-rsync.
> Perhaps rsync has this already, in which case - sorry about that!
> I realise this could be done with a clever shell script, but it's the
> built in ability to do this that would make it good :)
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