sync append only file
matt at mattmccutchen.net
Fri Feb 8 02:41:11 GMT 2008
On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 20:38 -0600, chuang liu wrote:
> Thanks a lot. Will "--backup --inplace" do the same trick?
No, --backup --inplace will make a complete backup copy of the
destination file and then compare the whole source file to the
> On Thu, 7 Feb 2008, Matt McCutchen wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 20:16 -0600, chuang liu wrote:
> > > I need periodically rsync a bunch of very big files. These files
> > > are append-only so changes are already at the end of the file.
> > >
> > > Because files are big, I assume it will take some time comparing the first
> > > part of files. Is there a way that I can tell rsync to sync only the extra
> > > part at the end of file, and do not compare the first part of files?
> > The --append option of the current development rsync works the way you
> > want. (The option that compares the first parts has been renamed to
> > --append-verify .)
> > Matt
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