compression, built-in or ssh ?

jw schultz jw at
Fri Oct 17 17:16:49 EST 2003

On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 01:51:53AM -0400, Brian K. White wrote:
> What is the general recommendation for compression when using ssh?

Use rsync's compression.

> Is it a wasteful performance hit to have both ssh and rsync do compression
> (when using rsync over ssh)?


> If so, is there a clear prefference which is more efficient, rsync or ssh?


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