request: add TCP buffer options to rsync CLI?

Dan Pritts danno at
Mon Nov 7 15:08:51 GMT 2005

On Sat, Nov 05, 2005 at 10:18:24AM +0200, Shachar Shemesh wrote:
> Care to elaborate on the security implications? What is the potential
> for a DoS on someone giving out rsync services to basically untrusted
> parties?

I haven't thought it all through but one thing for sure is that larger
TCP buffers use more kernel memory, so there's possibility of DoS due to

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