rsync takes way too long to perform this....

Jason Haar Jason.Haar at
Fri Nov 23 10:26:56 EST 2001

On Thu, Nov 15, 2001 at 09:13:04AM -0500, Jason Helfman wrote:
> I'll just use scp. It's faster using virtually the same method.

Is that true? Why would large directories make rsync run poorer than scp?

Could this be a RAM issue instead?  Rsync has to load the entire directory
listing into memory first, so could that be related to your problem instead? 

i.e. if scp can copy the files fine, then it can't be a ext2/reiserfs


Jason Haar

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