an "intelligent" rsync script, dealing with renames
spam-rsync at udev.org
Tue Nov 1 17:43:51 GMT 2005
This is a late reply to a thread of Tomasz Chmielewsk
He asked if some workaround existed for rename of big files.
I've made a script (python needed on both sides) that links the guessed
files in the right directory and uses the --fuzzy feature of rsync. It
is used to mirror a 100Gb archive where files are often renamed.
Maybe the algorithm could be included in the main rsync codebase. I
never understood why the --fuzzy feature was restricted to the same
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