Problem with transfering large files.
dwd at bell-labs.com
Fri Sep 21 00:21:25 EST 2001
On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 08:52:26AM -0500, Carey Jung wrote:
> > Not so.
> > --timeout=TIMEOUT
> > This option allows you to set a maximum IO timeout in
> > seconds. If no data is transferred for the specified
> > time then rsync will exit. The default is 0, which
> > means no timeout.
> > The 2400 second timeout means that the connection must be _idle_ for 2400
> > seconds. It does not mean that the session can not last for more than 2400
> > seconds total.
> My experience is that this is broken in at least 2.4.7pre1. Whatever
> timeout one sets seems to be interpreted as 'total runtime' for the rsync
> invocation. I now set to 0, which means "don't timeout".
On September 9 Tridge submitted a fix to CVS for that problem. See
revision 1.25 at
- Dave Dykstra
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