--no-whole-file ineffective

Matt McCutchen matt at mattmccutchen.net
Sat Nov 22 05:07:31 GMT 2008

On Sat, 2008-11-22 at 00:03 -0500, Matthew Monaco wrote:
> no way to get --stats per file?

You can use the "%b" logging escape; see "log format" in rsyncd.conf(5).


> 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.

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