Block size optimization - let rsync find the optimal blocksize by itself.

Olivier Lachambre lachambre at
Tue Jul 2 02:07:12 EST 2002

At 09:19 01/07/2002 +1000, you wrote:

>This relies on optimal block size being related for a set of files. I'm not
>sure that this heuristic actually applies, and I don't know how much benefit
>this would buy for all the complexity it would add.

I think that many clients do not care about multiplying complexity by 2 or
5, even if the speedup rate is only multiplied by 1.1.


Olivier Lachambre
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