Delta-compression and --write-devices

Wayne Davison wayne at
Wed Jun 10 21:39:38 UTC 2020

On Wed, Jun 10, 2020 at 11:05 AM Laurens Blankers wrote:

> Based on the log output and the source code I suspect that the problem
> occurs because the delta-compression determines the size of the
> destination to be 0.

Indeed, that looks to be exactly what is wrong.  I adapted the code in the
receiver into the latest version of the copy-devices.diff (in the
rsync-patches git), which should hopefully fix it for you.  I compiled it,
but didn't have an easy way to test it.

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