--no-whole-file ineffective

Matthew Monaco dgbaley27 at verizon.net
Sat Nov 22 05:03:55 GMT 2008

no way to get --stats per file?

Matt McCutchen wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-11-21 at 13:56 -0500, Matthew Monaco wrote:
>> I've set the --no-whole-file flag on a number of different transfers,
>> but it does not appear to do anything.  Even if I change one character
>> in a long text file, --progress indicates that the entire size of the
>> file has been sent.
> --progress really shows the progress of the receiver in /reconstructing/
> the source file (regardless of what data comes from the sender or the
> old destination file), so it will always show the full file size.  To
> see how much data is actually being sent, pass --stats and look at the
> "Literal data" statistic.
> Matt

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