file statistics collection using stat(2) data obtained by rsync
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Sat Sep 15 15:32:05 GMT 2007
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On 9/15/07, Hugo Connery <hmc at er.dtu.dk> wrote:
> I want to obtain summary statistics grouped by file owner and access times. i.e at the
> end of the operation report for each user the number of bytes that the user has stored
> that has been accessed within a group of time periods (last 3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months etc.)
> This basically forms a table of data sizes.
The calculation of these statistics appears to be completely
orthogonal to what rsync is doing (copying files). Unless keeping the
number of stat(2) calls low is critical in your scenario, I think it
would be much easier and more appropriate to write a separate script
to calculate the statistics.
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