an "intelligent" rsync script, dealing with renames

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at
Tue Nov 1 19:19:28 GMT 2005

Antony Lesuisse schrieb:
> 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
> directory.

perhaps a short note how to use it would be helpful?

WPKG - software deployment and upgrades with Samba

More information about the rsync mailing list