multiple rsync sessions for one file?

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Thu Nov 1 10:30:08 GMT 2007

On Wed 31 Oct 2007, Noam Birnbaum wrote:
> If one of these large files starts rsyncing at midnight, and the  
> backup window ends before the file is complete (i.e. the rsync  
> process stops), will it complete the rest of that file the following  
> backup window?

It will, if the --partial option is passed. The --partial-dir option may
also be useful, depending on the requirements.

> If so, is there an easy way to configure rsync to stop execution at a  
> specific time?


Paul Slootman

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