Maximum file size with rsync?
knnf6cy7w001 at sneakemail.com
Wed Aug 13 04:16:40 EST 2003
On Tue, 12 Aug 2003, Jeff Frost J.Frost-at-fantastic.com |Rsync List| wrote:
> I've been trying to find mention of rsync's maximum transferrable file
> size, but haven't been able to. I'm specifically curious if it would
> be capable to send a file in the neighborhood of 200gb with rsync
> assuming the filesystems on both end could handle it?
Before embarking on this, check the archvies for a discussion of how the
rsync algorithm breaks down on files with over a few hundred megabytes of
changes, and how you can help correct for this by adjusting the block
I don't think rsync would work well for files that large if they contained
lots of changes.
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