Can i prioritize my jobs with RSYNC ?

Wayne Davison wayned at
Thu Oct 20 21:32:12 GMT 2005

On Thu, Oct 20, 2005 at 05:26:08PM -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> When you start an rsync, you might be able to get it to transfer files
> in an order other than the default by using "--files-from" and supplying
> a list of the files in the desired order.

No, rsync always transfers the files in the order of its internal file
list that it sorts into alphabetical order before starting the transfer.


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