Max filesize for rsync?

Paul Slootman paul at
Tue Apr 12 16:36:18 GMT 2005

On Tue 12 Apr 2005, Jeff Schoby wrote:

> What the maximum filesize rsync can transfer?

2GB (4GB?) should always be possible, when built with the appropriate
options for large file support >4GB files are no problem.

> I'm trying to rsync one of my servers to another but the rsync is
> croaking on a file that's barely 1GB.  

Well, it shouldn't... Please define "croaking"? Any diagnostic messages?
Try running with -vvv

Paul Slootman

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