rsync 2.4.7pre1 release
mbp at valinux.com
Tue Aug 14 12:32:39 EST 2001
On 11 Aug 2001, Phil Howard <phil-rsync at ipal.net> wrote:
> Martin Pool wrote:
> > * Wayne's updated EOF and nohang patches. (Look promising but need
> > more consideration.)
> I cannot try 2.4.7-pre1 without the nohang patch. I suppose I can
> apply his patch to 2.4.7-pre1 and run it that way. But the hang
> bug is virtually a show stopper for the kinds of things I'm trying
> to use rsync for. Would testing 2.4.7-pre1 with the nohang patch
> added on be a useful test for you? What causes the hang anyway?
pre2 will have Wayne's patch. We'll see how that works.
> Actually there is another show stopper looming. Rsync loads and
> transfers the entire file tree all at once.
Yes, it's a problem. The architectural changes are too large to do in
this release. (If you have a patch, though...) It will have to wait
for either 2.5.0, or 3.0.
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