Question and feature requests for processor bound systems
jbglaw at lug-owl.de
Thu Aug 18 11:03:31 GMT 2005
On Thu, 2005-08-18 04:45:21 -0500, Evan Harris <eharris at puremagic.com> wrote:
> Is there any way to disable the checksum block search in rsync, or to
> somehow optimize it for systems that are processor-bound in addition to
> being network bound?
By design, rsync trades CPU power for bandwidth.
> Option 4: Add an option, maybe --optimize-cpu, or --weak-checksums that
> would tell rsync to only use weak checksums up until the point in the file
> where the weak checksums first differ, and then fallback to the normal weak
> and strong checksums from there on. This is a hint that most likely the
> file is appended to, but will still catch most occurances where a file was
Option 4: tar over netcat.
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