rsync leaving files compressed

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sun Oct 17 20:51:16 GMT 2004

On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 12:54:42PM -0600, Matthew Asplund wrote:
> Would it be possible to do an rsync which would leave the files in a
> compressed form when it was done?

The BackupPC software does this (and more) by using a custom perl app
that speaks the rsync protocol.  There's a link on the "resources" page,
which goes to this site:

I don't know of anyone who has worked on a patch for this for the rsync


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