[Dirvish] migrating to Dirvish

shouldbe q931 shouldbeq931 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 15:43:15 UTC 2011


Apologies for the later reply,

The "Dirvish" server (Centos 5.6) was on 2.6.9, upgraded to 3.0.8 and
it does make a change, not a huge change, but positive one :-)

Thanks!


On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 11:51 AM, Paul Slootman <paul at debian.org> wrote:
> On Mon 30 May 2011, shouldbe q931 wrote:
>
>> run. The quantity of files means that just the "receiving file list" portion
>> of an rsync run takes ~30 minutes...
>
> Are you still using rsync versions < 3.0.0 ? Newer versions do
> "incremental transfers", meaning that it's not necessary for rsync to
> traverse the complete tree before beginning the transfer; it's now done
> per directory. Of course, if all your files are in one directory then it
> doesn't give any improvement...
>
>
> Paul
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