Rsync 3.0.0 report and a performance question.

Paul Slootman paul at
Tue Feb 6 11:39:29 GMT 2007

On Mon 05 Feb 2007, Matt wrote:
> Anyway, I am wondering why it is taking full 12 minutes to complete the
> rsync.   The connection link is a GigE LAN.  Thus most time is spent
> comparing the file lists at sender and receiver.   However, a comparison
> rate of 217293 files / 670 sec = 325 files/sec  seems pretty low, no?

If your network is fast, try using --whole-file to prevent a lot of IO
while rsync is trying to find matching blocks when a file has been

Paul Slootman

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