rsync 2.6.0 causing incredible load on Linux 2.4.x?

Wayne Davison wayned at
Mon Feb 2 23:00:11 GMT 2004

On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 02:01:15PM -0800, Clint Byrum wrote:
> Oh, and one other thing... whats up with this:
> -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root      1294978 Jan 30 12:54 /usr/local/rsync-2.6.0/bin/rsync
> -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root       216785 Dec  3 20:42 /usr/bin/rsync

Run "ldd" on those and check to see if 2.6.0 was linked with static or
dynamic libraries.

> They're both stripped binaries in case thats what you were thinking.

The size you cite for 2.6.0 is very near to the size of an unstripped
rsync on my system, so I'd be sure to double-check that.


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