Max filesize for rsync?
kalt at taranis.org
Wed Apr 20 12:25:26 GMT 2005
On Apr 12, Wayne Davison wrote:
| On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 12:46:55PM -0400, Christophe Kalt wrote:
| > FWIW, I just upgraded to 2.6.4, and that has solved a problem
| > i'd been having for a few weeks where 2.6.3 repeatedly failed
| > to synchronize a 5GB file. Don't remember seeing anything in
| > the NEWS or other making me think upgrading would help, but
| > it did.
| Perhaps one of these?
| - Fixed a potential protocol-corrupting bug where the generator
| could merge a message from the receiver into the middle of a
| multiplexed packet of data if only part of that data had been
| written out to the socket when the message from the generator
| - Fixed a bug that would sometimes surface when using --compress
| and sending a file with a block-size larger than 64K (either
| manually specified, or computed due to the file being really
| large). Prior versions of rsync would sometimes fail to
| decompress the data properly, and thus the transferred file
| would fail its verification.
This last one sounds right as i typically got verification
failed messages. (The files did look identical.)
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