multiple rsync sessions for one file?

Noam Birnbaum noam at
Thu Nov 1 20:42:31 GMT 2007

Thanks folks!

Matt, what kind of signal would my script have to send to make rsync =20
clean up and quit?


Noam Birnbaum
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On Nov 1, 2007, at 12:30 PM, Matt McCutchen wrote:

> On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 11:30 +0100, Paul Slootman wrote:
>>> If so, is there an easy way to configure rsync to stop execution =20
>>> at a
>>> specific time?
>> No...
> Well, there is the patch "patches/time-limit.diff" in the rsync source
> tree that adds options to make rsync stop at a certain time or after a
> certain time interval.  You could compile and use your own copy of =20
> rsync
> with this patch.  Or you could just have your script send a signal to
> the rsync process at the appropriate time, which will cause rsync to
> clean up and quit.
> Matt

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