Any way to predict the amount of data to be copied when re-copying a file?

Matt McCutchen matt at
Sun Nov 29 11:28:22 MST 2009

On Sun, 2009-11-29 at 16:07 +0000, Andrew Gideon wrote:
> Is 
> there some way to run rsync in some type of "dry run" mode but where an 
> actual determination of what pages should be copied is performed?
> The current --dry-run doesn't go down to this level of detail as far as I 
> can see.  It determines which files will need to be copied, but not which 
> pages of those files need to be copied.
> So is there something that goes that next step in detail?

Try --only-write-batch.


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