"rsync -z" not working as expected under 2.6.8 and 2.6.9?

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Fri Oct 13 06:16:35 GMT 2006

On Fri, Oct 13, 2006 at 02:49:27PM +1300, Jason Haar wrote:
> However, how do you then do the same thing from the client end? I guess
> you can't? There's no "--dont-compress" option by the looks of it.

Correct, that's currently a limitation in rsync.  It would make sense
to allow it, since the protocol can already handle compression being
enabled and the sender deciding to send a file with no compression.
So, adding a command-line option shouldn't be hard, but I haven't
checked into it yet.


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