The Samba-Bugzilla – Bug 7861
documentation: files-from behaves badly on unsorted input
Last modified: 2011-01-03 21:51:40 UTC
See http://lists.samba.org/archive/rsync/2010-December/025857.html for full details. Just a note in the man page/--help summary of --files-from saying that the list should be sorted would be great. Thanks.
I've mentioned this in the rsync manpage. Thanks for the suggestion.