Rsync doesn't appear to handle large files
jw at pegasys.ws
Fri Feb 6 22:45:40 GMT 2004
On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 02:04:45PM -0800, Buwalda, Mark W wrote:
> I just started using rsync version 2.5.6 on sun solaris 8.
> In trying to mirror a large ufs filesystem, I've noticed that
> Rsync does not copy large files, specifically any file greater
> Than 2 GB.
> All other files in the filesystem were mirrored properly.
> Is this a bug/limitation of rsync on solaris, or is there
> A workaround for this ?
Rsync works fine with huge files (>4GB).
It may be that your, only 3 months obsolete, binary of rsync
was built incorrectly. It might also be that the
destination filesystem was built or mounted without large
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