rsync speed on slow wireless links

Matt McCutchen matt at
Mon Dec 21 11:06:54 MST 2009

On Mon, 2009-12-21 at 10:04 -0800, Wayne Davison wrote:
> Have you verified that rsync is actually stalled, and not simply
> sending incremental file-list information in between files?  (e.g.
> strace rsync and see what it's doing.)  You could try using
> --no-inc-recursive to see if doing all the file-list changes up front
> makes any difference.

Max was using --delay-updates, which disables incremental recursion.


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