--whole-file not working ?
perisat at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 25 21:27:19 EST 2003
the reason why i use smb is that i am transfering
files from numerous (almost 40) M$ windoze machines
which i do not have access to .. so installing cygwin
is a gr8 bit of a job on so many machines.
its rather easy to set sharing on each machine. :-)
--- jw schultz <jw at pegasys.ws> wrote:
> It makes sense that it works. Rsync isn't disabling
> --bwlimit option just because the source and
> destination are
> both local. Look at the manpage to see that
> has nothing to do with what the fd is connected to
> everything to do with actual data transfers.
> Of course even with the bandwidth limited it will be
> faster talking to an rsync process running on the
> machine than localy on SMB. An order of magnitude
> faster if
> you don't use --whole-file and --ignore-times. But
> i can
> understand running on SMB if you don't manage the
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