rsync & SSL 'for real'
carson at taltos.org
Wed Apr 18 20:21:28 GMT 2007
Lawrence D. Dunn wrote:
> If you do pursue SSL functionality directly in rsync,
> please be sure to take a look at Chris Rapier's work
> to "fix" standard ssh implementations, at:
> Turns out "-e ssh" using most libraries puts a fixed-window-size
> behavior on top of TCP - so for large bandwidth*delay product paths,
> even if you use large TCP buffers (which Wayne added for such paths),
> an "un-fixed" SSL library can clobber overall performance/throughput,
> even for a perfectly clean (no errors/loss) path.
SSL != SSH.
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