skipping growing files?

John P. Speno jpspeno at
Thu Oct 26 18:20:50 GMT 2006

On Oct 25, 2006, at 9:44 PM, Olivier Thauvin wrote:

> Le Friday 20 October 2006 16:26, John P. Speno a écrit :
>> Is there a way to instruct rsync to ignore a file that is currently
>> growing in size?

>> However I can understand mirroring opened files is an issue, but I  
>> failed to
> see this happening with another rsync process except using -- 
> inplace option.
> Rsync always use a temporary file to add new data.

I think that's the solution to my problem. Instead of having new  
files appear via FTP as they do now, only allow them to be uploaded  
via rsync.

Does rsync skip the currently uploading files of other rsyncs by  
default? Or should I do it via an exclude pattern?


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