How to improve speed of a single file transfer over an unstable link?

Wayne Davison wayned at
Sat Dec 30 18:23:51 GMT 2006

On Sat, Dec 30, 2006 at 01:51:00PM +0100, Paul Slootman wrote:
> hmm, do both ends need to understand --append, or only the receiving
> side...

Both sides must understand it because both the generator and the sender
need to skip the data that they have in common (except for the purpose
of computing the whole-file checksum that is used to verify that the
transfer is OK).


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