changing bwlimit at runtime.

Wayne Davison wayned at
Fri Mar 3 19:07:01 GMT 2006

On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 06:33:37PM +1100, Craig Hammond wrote:
> Any way of doing this without stopping and restarting it.

One possibility is to setup IP prioritization on your network so that
rsync can use as much free bandwidth as possible until higher priority
packets cause it to slow down.

If that's not possible, you'll need to code something to make rsync vary
its bandwidth limit, perhaps by adding a call at the start of each file
transfer to check on the time and change both bwlimit_writemax and


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