rsync file sync by priority

Melanie Pai Melanie.Pai at Sun.COM
Thu May 26 20:35:01 GMT 2005

Thanks, Wayne.  Appreciate the response .

Wayne Davison wrote:
> On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 02:02:38PM -0700, Melanie Pai wrote:
>>I'm looking for a switch(es) to ensure rsync indexes the pull of files
>>from remotedir, LIFO (last in first out) and then by .ext type where
>>file basenames are similar.
> There is no support for changing the order that rsync transfers the
> files within a single transfer.  See the atomic-rsync script that comes
> with rsync (in the "support" dir) for one way to make all the updates
> happen at the same moment:
> See also the --delay-updates option introduced in version 2.6.4 for a
> way to make the updates happen rapidly at the end of the transfer (but
> not as atomically as the atomic-rsync script implements).
> ..wayne..

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