Two questions; Synchronious Scanning and Home Directories

Wayne Davison wayned at
Wed Oct 19 22:08:05 GMT 2005

On Sun, Oct 16, 2005 at 09:17:24PM -0400, Jason Hoover wrote:
> The first is, would scanning on the destination or client side while
> receiving the file list be possible?

The best solution is to switch over to a more incremental protocol that
would allow us to avoid the pre-scan of an entire hierarchy.  This is
something I hope to be able to get back to working on soon.

> Another thing is would it be possible for the rsync daemon to use PAM
> as a back-end?

It would certainly be possible, but no one has done any work on such an


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