DO NOT REPLY [Bug 6603] New: Improve --skip-compress default values

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Mon Aug 3 10:03:59 MDT 2009

           Summary: Improve --skip-compress default values
           Product: rsync
           Version: 3.0.6
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: core
        AssignedTo: wayned at
        ReportedBy: jari.aalto at
         QAContact: rsync-qa at

Cf. Debian bug

Package: rsync
Version: 3.0.6-1
Severity: wishlist

Manual page reads:


              The default list of suffixes that will not be compressed
              is this (several of these are newly added for 3.0.0):



Please also add these compresser program extensions to the default

*.lzo       lzop(1)
*.rzip      rzip(1)
*.lzma      lzma(1)
*.rar       rar comressed
*.ace       ace compressed

Archive can also be encrypted for backup purposes, so if possible
exclude also these extensions by default:


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