start transfer while still getting file list - possible?

Paul Slootman paul at
Tue Mar 6 13:23:25 GMT 2007

On Tue 06 Mar 2007, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Is it possible to make rsync to start receive files while the file list 
> is still getting built?
> If it was possible, in my case, the whole data transfer could be 
> finished 2 hours faster.
> I didn't see such option in 2.6.9; perhaps it's planned for 3.0.0?


Paul Slootman

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