rsync'ing large files
Peter L. Wargo
pwargo at basenji.com
Fri Apr 23 21:56:19 GMT 2004
On Fri, 23 Apr 2004, Wayne Davison wrote:
> Rsync doesn't call sqrt -- it just does a simple little integer
> estimation. It is probable that using a hardware sqrt call would be
> faster than rsync's estimator, but taking only 0.00000041 seconds per
> file instead of 0.00000232 seconds per file(*) is not going to make
> much difference, even with a really large number of really large files.
Foo. Here I was looking for a cheap and fun performance boost. Or, and
excuse to compile *something* useful that would be G5-specific. Oh well.
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