Hangs on multiple small files

Scott Ainslie scott.ainslie at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 19:10:13 GMT 2004

Does anyone know where I can get a windows binary for the latest version?


On Tue, 12 Oct 2004 08:45:05 -0700, Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 12:07:57PM +0200, Scott Ainslie wrote:
> > I am running rsync on win9x (PIII 900, 128MB RAM) between a mapped
> > network drive and a local drive.
> If you can move the sending rsync to the host that has the network drive
> mounted locally you'll find that the copy is much faster than using a
> network drive as the source.  It will also move 1/3 of the memory used
> to another machine, which, if your system is swapping as Paul suggests,
> should make a big difference.
> Finally, make sure you're using at least rsync 2.6.2 (preferably 2.6.3)
> because it is much more memory efficient than earlier versions, and it
> is also faster when run under MS Windows.
> ..wayne..

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