Re: Rsync recently modified files first
On Sun 13 Apr 2008, Joe Henning wrote:
> I'm using rsync to mirror/transfer files between a remote server and
> my local server. I've recently been given some new transfer
> requirements --- I now have transfer files from the remote to local
> server in a "reverse timelike" fashion; i.e., I have to transfer
> most-recently modified/created files first and then work backwards in
> time. From what I've read in the documentation, I don't think rsync
> can do this for me. Can it? If not, is it an "easy" modification to
> make? How would one go about doing it? Thanks.[/color]
rsync always transfers files in order of filename, as that is the best
way of comparing two lists to find the differences.
Perhaps --delay-updates could be helpful?
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