rsync for NCR MP-RAS

Martin Pool mbp at
Thu Jan 10 09:28:10 EST 2002

On  9 Jan 2002, Mike.Li at wrote:
> Hi Dave,
> It works now. Thanks a lot.
> Is there any benchmark comparision of transfer rates between ftp, rcp or
> rsync. Thanks again.

rsync is most useful if there is already an older version of the file 
on the destination, in which case it should be much more efficient than
the other two.  Also, rsync can detect files which need to be transferred
based on date stamps, and can compress data in transit.


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