full upload happening even though only a timestamp has changed

jw schultz jw at pegasys.ws
Tue Apr 22 13:15:21 EST 2003

On Tue, Apr 22, 2003 at 03:10:41AM +0000, Tom Goulet wrote:
> > I think this may be a very old bug.  According to OLD_NEWS
> > 2.5.4 has a bug where --whole-file is the default even over
> > the network.  Try it with --no-whole-file.
> tomg at nova:/extra/library/software/Knopper,_Klaus$ rsync --no-whole-file -vvessh
> KNOPPIX_V3.2-2003-04-18-EN.iso teep:/extra/tomg/library/software/Knopper,_Klaus/
> opening connection using ssh teep rsync --server -vv .  /extra/tomg/library/software/Knopper,_Klaus/
> expand file_list to 4000 bytes, did move
> KNOPPIX_V3.2-2003-04-18-EN.iso
> [ and I'm pretty sure Rsync is trying to upload the whole file because
> the remote temporary file is almost the same size as the amount of
> traffic Iptraf is reporting ]
> rsync error: received SIGUSR1 or SIGINT (code 20) at rsync.c(229)
> tomg at nova:/extra/library/software/Knopper,_Klaus$

I see that the --no-whole-file won't be sent, sorry.
Upgrade both ends to 2.5.6 and if the problem persists we'll
look into it further.

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