Bug 11067 - add --min-depth and --max-depth options
add --min-depth and --max-depth options
Status: NEW
Product: rsync
Classification: Unclassified
Component: core
All All
: P5 enhancement
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Assigned To: Wayne Davison
Rsync QA Contact
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Reported: 2015-01-22 14:38 UTC by Chip Schweiss
Modified: 2015-01-22 14:38 UTC (History)
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Description Chip Schweiss 2015-01-22 14:38:11 UTC
As file systems are getting bigger and bigger, into the multiple petabyte scale rsync is not scaling well, but is still the tool of choice when migrating filesystems from one storage vender to another.

Adding --min-depth and --max-depth options to control what directory depth rsync will operate on would allow better targeted rsync processes.