how rsync calculate Tranfer rate ??

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Mon Mar 2 11:48:07 GMT 2009

On Mon 02 Mar 2009, Jignesh Shah wrote:

> 1. Let me give more details on "bytes written".  The "Total transferred file
> size: 6566219 bytes" is perfectly fine but "Total  bytes written: 6567384"
> includes 1165 more bytes. How rsync could write more than the total file
> size? What the additional bytes includes?

How about things like the filenames and metadata?
"written" means to the network socket, not to disk.


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