How to get the estimated binary diff size without really changing the destination folder?
lizhenhua1983 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 10:04:25 MST 2012
Thank you, Kevin! Your solution works well :)
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 10:37 AM, Kevin Korb <kmk at sanitarium.net> wrote:
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> On 01/30/12 11:35, Zhenhua Li wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> I have been exploring how to get the estimated binary diff size
>> without changing the destination folder, but still have no answer.
>> I have difficulty in solving this problem.
>> I want to do something like: rsync -av ~/src/
>> user at host::module/dst/ but I do not want the dst/ to be really
>> changed. That is to say, I only want to get the estimated binary
>> diff size (or says delta size) between /src and /dst.
>> I tried the option -n (--dry-run) but it only lists which file will
>> be changed rather than how many bytes are different (will be
>> Could you please give me some help or heuristics? Thank you very
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