rsync 1tb+ each day

Steve Bonds knnf6cy7w001 at
Wed Feb 5 09:59:45 EST 2003

On Tue, 4 Feb 2003, Steve Bonds wrote:

> You might try one of these ideas for your high-bandwidth environment:
>   + hack receiver.c so that receive_data uses fd1 (the original file)
>     - also comment out finish_transfer, which does the rename and 
>       sets the permissions.  If perms are important, then set them 
>       manually.
>     - check the dest file closely to make sure it's not mangled
>     - This is completely untested.  If you're not comfortable with 
>       hacking and the usual followup debugging, then skip it.

I just thought of several ways where this could result in some nasty
infinite loops within rsync.  You're probably better off skipping this
"hack it" section and focussing on something else.  ;-)

  -- Steve

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