Incremental recursion not working

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at
Wed Mar 24 04:43:50 MDT 2010

On Wed 24 Mar 2010, Gerald Holl wrote:

> Maybe it's because of too many files? The file list consists of
> approx. 450.000 items.

Incremental recursion works per directory.
If all those 450.000 files are in one directory, then incremental
recursion won't help.

The number of items isn't the problem because rsync would first have to
find all the files before deciding to use incrmental or not by your
reasoning, which would sort of contradict the purpose of incremental
recursion :-)


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