no matches in file

Julian Pace Ross linux at
Wed Feb 4 08:44:21 GMT 2009

It was a local copy, but I did indeed use --no-whole-file!! Any clue?
the output shows below shows it: (delta-transmission enabled would be it i

1 file to consider
server_recv(2) starting pid=1820
send_file_list done
send_files starting
received 1 names
recv_file_list done
get_local_name count=1 /cygdrive/c/26\Data\Backup\pcutbak.bak
generator starting pid=1820 count=1
recv_files(1) starting
delta-transmission enabled
generating and sending sums for 0
send_files(0, /cygdrive/c/24\Data\Backup\pcutbak.bak)
count=32465 rem=22404 blength=32456 s2length=3 flength=1053673988
send_files mapped /cygdrive/c/24\Data\Backup\pcutbak.bak of size 1053238900
calling match_sums /cygdrive/c/24\Data\Backup\pcutbak.bak
> 24\Data\Backup\pcutbak.bak
built hash table
hash search b=32456 len=1053238900
done hash search  99%   66.77Mbits/s    0:00:00
sending file_sum
false_alarms=11057 hash_hits=411107964 matches=0
    1004.45MB  - 100%   59.89Mbits/s    0:02:14 (xfer#1, to-check=0/1)
sender finished /cygdrive/c/24\Data\Backup\pcutbak.bak
generate_files phase=1
send_files phase=1

2009/2/4 Wayne Davison <wayned at>

> On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 02:09:38PM +0100, Julian Pace Ross wrote:
> > Hi, I have two versions of a file that in theory should be quite
> similar...
> > however, the transfer is taking more or less the same time as though the
> > whole file is being transferred.
> I'd imagine that you did a local copy without using --no-whole-file
> (since --whole-file is the default for more efficient local copying).
> ..wayne..
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