remote files not being deleted

Trey Nolen tnolen at
Thu Feb 26 14:05:30 GMT 2004

> It may be that you are running out of memory.  --delete
> causes the a second file list (about 100bytes/file) to be
> created contianing all the files existing on the receiver.
> Combined with --delete-after this happens at the time when
> the memory usage is at its greatest due to copy-on-write and
> fragmentation.

Although it looks like my problem was caused by a path problem with 2.5.6
(I need to specify /. instead of / for the source), I'm interested in this
memory issue.  Is this file list created on the client side or the server

Trey Nolen

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