rsync'ing large files

Paul Slootman paul at
Fri Apr 23 19:55:59 GMT 2004

On Thu 22 Apr 2004, Peter L. Wargo wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Apr 2004, Wayne Davison wrote:
> >     * Per-file dynamic block size is now sqrt(file length).  The

> Oooo... I need to go compile 2.6 on a G5 running OS X (unless somebody
> beat me to it).  IIRC, the G5 has hardware sqrt.  This could be quite
> useful.

I don't think that the overhead of one sqrt() per file will make much
difference either way...

Paul Slootman

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