strombrg at dcs.nac.uci.edu
Mon Jul 24 03:06:08 GMT 2006
It'd be pretty cool if rsync supported use of O_DIRECT on platforms that
support it, with or without my odirect package:
I say this because rsync is sometimes used to move a mountain of data,
just once. So there's little point in rsync toasting one's buffer cache.
I gather there's something like O_DIRECT on windows too, but it's mostly
Linux and FreeBSD I'm interested in.
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