How to make big MySQL database more diffable/rsyncable? (aka rsyncing big files)

JW jw at
Wed Aug 26 09:11:22 MDT 2009

On Monday 13 July 2009 14:18:38 Ryan Malayter wrote:
> It would be a big boost for large files if rsync "remembered" the
> hashes on each end, so it didn't have to re-read the files on every
> run if the files were unchanged. This is a feature that rsync's
> developers have rejected, since rsync is designed to be stateless
> between runs. I believe Unison does keep state at both ends, you might
> want to look at that.

Perhaps someone should create an rsync-stateful version? Or maybe a --stateful 
option could be added to the existing rsync.

Seems like a lot of people request this option.



System Administrator - Cedar Creek Software

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