speedup is always 0.99

Kevin Korb kmk at sanitarium.net
Fri Feb 22 14:31:20 MST 2013

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Both of your paths are local.  In that case rsync forces --whole-file.

The delta transfer is only for reducing network bandwidth usage when
rsync is operating over the network.

On 02/22/13 16:28, Tony Abernethy wrote:
> Check the TIMESTAMPS on both source and target. (you probably want
> -av or such (instead of -vr) to include ...)
> -----Original Message----- From: rsync-bounces at lists.samba.org
> [mailto:rsync-bounces at lists.samba.org] On Behalf Of Grant Sent:
> Friday, February 22, 2013 3:24 PM To: rsync at lists.samba.org 
> Subject: speedup is always 0.99
> I'm syncing from a USB disk to my hard disk like this:
> rsync -vr /path/to/usb/disk/dir/ /path/to/hard/disk/dir/
> But the speedup is always 0.99 which I think means it is just
> copying the files each time instead of syncing them.  What could be
> wrong?
> - Grant

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