lanclos at ucolick.org
Mon Aug 18 14:06:46 GMT 2008
A different Kyle wrote:
> I have a situation that requires the files that rsync is
> uploading/downloading to be locked. The reason is because it is possible
> to have more than one copy of rsync running and without file locking,
> the additional copies simply retry to upload/download a file that a
> previous copy is already working on.
The way I solved this problem for a data-mirroring system was to use a
small wrapper script that ensures only one invocation of rsync is ever
running at one time. This proved to be a robust solution for our situation.
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