rsync and many files

Brian K. White brian at
Mon Jun 6 12:59:45 MDT 2011

On 6/6/2011 12:54 PM, Paul Slootman wrote:
> On Mon 06 Jun 2011, Cliff Simon wrote:
>> Hm...I´m using 3.0.3 at the Dest-Server, but now I saw that the Source-Server has 2.6.9
>> Do I have to enable incremental recursion and from which version is incremental supported?
> Both ends have to be at least 3.0.0 to enable the incremental recursion.
> It should kick in automatically, unless you enable an option that
> prevents it; search the man page for 'incremental' and the second
> paragraph you find explains all.
> Paul

That will make it begin to transfer files sooner, and require less ram 
while working, but how will it make it take less total time?


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