DO NOT REPLY [Bug 5801] Speed up delta-transfer of zeros in new files with --sparse

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Mon Oct 5 08:16:15 MDT 2009

------- Comment #2 from martin at  2009-10-05 09:16 CST -------
I would like to repeat my interest in such a feature. I frequently copying
large sparse files over a not-so-fast network connections. At the moment I have
to pre-create the destination files as large sparse files using an extra
In my opinion this should be done by rsync itself.

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