proposed new parameter: --time-limit 5:30

Wayne Davison wayned at
Wed Jun 15 16:13:25 GMT 2005

On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 10:42:43AM -0400, ches wrote:
> What I really want is to tell rsync to desist the mirroring after a
> certain amount of time.

See the file patches/time-limit.diff in the rsync distribution for an
implementation of this idea which you can choose to patch into your
local rsync, if you like (it implements both --time-limit=MINS and
--stop-at=WHEN, as described in the update to the manpage).


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