rsyncing from a compressed tarball.
kmk at sanitarium.net
Wed Dec 7 18:03:50 UTC 2016
Can you use a fuse mount to pretend that the tarball is a filesystem?
Also, there is squashfs.
On 12/07/2016 12:59 PM, Ed Peschko wrote:
> As it stands right now, we use xz for our compression, so if rsync had
> a similar option for xz that would probably be an improvement.
> However, I think being able to decompress directly to the remote
> system would save more; elsewise I don't see how I'm going to be able
> to avoid untarring and uncompressing the whole xz file on the other
> thanks much,
> On Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 8:36 PM, Mike Hodson <mystica at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 8:07 PM, Ed Peschko <horos22 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I'm working in an environment *very* restricted by space, and need to
>>> sync from that location to another location.
>>> So I'd like to be able to sync from a source that is not a filesystem,
>>> like a compressed tarball.
>>> Is this possible with the --files-from argument (or some other such
>> I'm curious if rsyncing the entire compressed tarball might work for you, if
>> you compress the tarball with the gzip option of --rsyncable and then
>> rsync with --inplace ?
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