Premature optimization in f_name_cmp()?

Wayne Davison wayned at
Mon Mar 14 22:43:05 GMT 2005

On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 10:15:18PM +0100, Dag Wieers wrote:
> And the --fuzzy option was my main reason to try out the newer rsync.

One other caveat -- the CVS version of rsync has a protocol change in it
that makes it incompatible with 2.6.4 pre1/pre2 for certain options:
--fuzzy, --compare-dest, --link-dest, --copy-dest, --hard-link, the
combination of "--inplace --backup", or (only if a partial-file is found
by the generator) --partial-dir and --delayed-updates.  I recommend just
updating all your pre1 or pre2 versions of 2.6.4 to the CVS version at
the same time (if you have any).

Another note:  if you want --fuzzy to help you with compressed files
that have differing contents, you should use the --rsyncable option to
gzip to compress the files.


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