does --files-from transfer files in the order given?

Paul Slootman paul at
Sun Apr 10 18:56:24 GMT 2005

On Sun 10 Apr 2005, Wayne Davison wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 10, 2005 at 03:38:42PM +0200, Paul Slootman wrote:
> > There are one or two open bug reports in the Debian bug tracking system
> > that boil down to being able to specify the order files are trasferred.
> There is no support in rsync for allowing the user to control the order
> the files are transferred in a set of files -- the transfer always
> happens in the internal sort order.

Ah :-(
OK... As I guess that this is not going change anytime soon,
I'll report that back to the relevant reporters.

Paul Slootman

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