Feature request: Caching checksums in a file

Matt McCutchen matt at mattmccutchen.net
Sat Nov 22 19:57:16 GMT 2008

On Sat, 2008-11-22 at 17:05 +0100, Rene Bartsch wrote:
> when using RSync for mirroring, the checksums of a file are calculated for each transfer. But that
> causes a lot of CPU/IO load on the server machine and degrades throughput even if there's plenty
> of network bandwidth. So I want to propose a pre-calculating feature for checksums.

I think Wayne is working on a feature along these lines.  Take a look at
the "checksum-*" maintained patches at:



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