Rsync: Re: patch to enable faster mirroring of large filesyst
TKeating at origin.ea.com
Fri Nov 30 06:13:07 EST 2001
Not sure, I am re-running this to ensure that I was not smoking crack at the
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Dykstra [mailto:dwd at bell-labs.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2001 1:12 PM
> To: Keating, Tim
> Cc: rsync at samba.org
> Subject: Re: Rsync: Re: patch to enable faster mirroring of large
> filesyst ems
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2001 at 12:59:00PM -0600, Keating, Tim wrote:
> > I was at first, but then removed it. The results were still
> > fast.
> > > Were you using the -c option of rsync? It sounds like you
> > > were and it's
> > > extremely slow. I knew somebody who once went to
> > > extraordinary lengths to
> > > avoid the overhead of -c, making a big patch to rsync to
> > > cache checksums,
> > > when all he had to do was not use -c.
> 23 minutes to check 3200 files is definitely unexpected.
> What options did
> you end up using? Normally rsync will only check the modification
> timestamps and the sizes of the files on both sides (that is, only a
> stat()) and if they match it will not do anything else.
> - Dave Dykstra
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