Status of rsync on win32

Misha Bergal mbergal at
Fri Sep 2 11:06:50 GMT 2005

Wayne Davison <wayned at> writes:

> On Sun, Aug 28, 2005 at 10:15:55AM -0500, Misha Bergal wrote:
>> rsync on the server machine makes System process to consume about 90%
>> of CPU time.
> If you are sending over a fast network, using -W (--whole-file) will
> save you CPU (and disk I/O).  In addition (or alternately), if you're
> using an encrypted transport (such as ssh), try switching it to a faster
> cipher (e.g. "-e ssh -c arcfour") or use an unencrypted transport (such
> as rsh or a direct rsync daemon setup).

I am sending file through rather slow network. I am not using ssh.

Misha Bergal
MetaCommunications Engineering

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