Running a command in your shell until it succeed
I am regularly copying big files over the internet via
rsync, and since I am
travelling a lot, I don’t generally have access to stable internet connection,
so I end-up rerunning the command multiple times until it succeeds.
Turns out there is a better way. Of course you could use
while and test the
return of the command, but that sounds like a lot of work for a ad hoc
command. But I am lazy and I recently discovered that an
until command exists!
Pretty straightforward to use:
rsync you get:
And if you are really lazy, just create an alias (left as an exercise ;) ).
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