File list and find_fuzzy() insights for algo fiddling
wayned at samba.org
Mon Dec 21 10:21:47 MST 2009
On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 11:03 PM, Robert Siemer
<Robert.Siemer at backsla.sh> wrote:
> I thought the latter returns the subset of the current “global” file list
> of the receiver side
There is no such thing. Since rsync is duplicating the sender's
files, there is only a list of the sender's files in memory except for
some single-directory scanning that the receiving side does.
See the various detect-rename patches for rsync for how to find files
that have moved around. The patches are mentioned on the download
page of the rsync website.
More information about the rsync