rsync backup - order by size

Matt McCutchen hashproduct+rsync at
Thu Mar 29 00:29:55 GMT 2007

On 3/28/07, Ty Miller <tyronmiller at> wrote:
> Therefore, is there any way that I can get rsync to backup the files in
> order of [increasing] size?

Rsync has no option to transfer files in order of increasing size, but
there are two ways to accomplish something similar to that.  See
comments #1 and #2 at:


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