sync performance falls off a cliff

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Thu Jul 16 02:38:33 MDT 2009

On Wed 15 Jul 2009, Mike Connell wrote:
> I'm up to 404,000 files and the total sync time doesn't seem to be 
> falling off
> a cliff (yet).
> In my case, only about .1% of my files change, so I'm sure it isn't a 
> rsync memory

How do you come to that conclusion?
Only the number of total files affects rsync memory usage, not the
number of changed files.


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