File System walk in rsync

Jignesh Shah jignesh.shah1980 at
Wed Dec 10 09:33:17 GMT 2008

Hello Friends,

Could any atleast one tell me how rsync walk the complete File System and
when it start actual synching?


On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 1:32 PM, Jignesh Shah <jignesh.shah1980 at>wrote:

> Hi Friends,
> I think lot of changes have been made from rsync 2.6.0 to V3. The one major
> change is rsync V3 will not walk complete file system first and then start
> the synching but it will parallely start synching as well along with file
> system walking. Could any one tell me which source files got affected with
> this change. I think it should be using more threads now.
> Thanks,
> Jignesh
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