rsync compression options

Wayne Davison wayned at
Wed Mar 10 00:28:34 GMT 2004

On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 11:57:22PM +0100, roland wrote:
> is the "only" compression in rsync zlib compression ?

Yes, the zlib version is a special one that is tightly coupled to rsync,
so that is the only compression that rsync will ever (directly) support.
If you want some other compression, you'd be better off putting it into
the remote-shell protocol layer (such as into ssh).


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