huge number of files

Ming Zhang blackmagic02881 at
Fri Jun 22 21:06:59 GMT 2007

On Fri, 2007-06-22 at 17:04 -0400, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> On 6/22/07, Ming Zhang <blackmagic02881 at> wrote:
> > I wonder if rsync can have an option that when it scan the file system
> > tree and accumulate to N number of files, it process these files before
> > scanning further.
> The current CVS rsync works this way ("incremental recursion") by
> default.  It will be released as rsync 3.0.0 at some point.

cool! i will check it out.

eager to ask, is there any option i can control the incremental batch

> > This might break the operation on files with multiple hard links or
> > detecting rename. But we are ok on this.
> Right; if you ask for any of those things, the CVS rsync doesn't use
> incremental recursion mode.
> Matt
Ming Zhang

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