what is the default value for --compress-level=?

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Sat Sep 18 09:32:32 MDT 2010

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 5:06 AM, Tomasz Chmielewski <mangoo at wpkg.org> wrote:

> What is the default value for --compress-level=? 6? 9?

Rsync tells the zlib library to "use the default compression", so if we read
zlib's docs, it says this:

   Z_DEFAULT_COMPRESSION requests a default compromise between speed and
   compression (currently equivalent to level 6).

Rsync's docs should probably mention that too.

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