[Support-mirrors] rsync pull options

Chad Fowler chad at chadfowler.com
Wed Nov 2 09:36:05 EST 2005


On 02-Nov-05, at 9:06 AM, Tom Copeland wrote:

> Hi all -
>
> Since there's a lot of rsync stuff going on now, we might want to  
> settle
> on the "best" options to invoke rysnc with to minimize load on  
> RubyForge
> computation and bandwidth-wise.
>
> For example, is anyone using the "--whole-file" option?  From the  
> rsync
> docs, that option lets rsync "copy files whole (without rsync
> algorithm)".  Sounds like that might be more efficient for what we're
> doing... anyone familiar with the effect of that?
>

I'm completely rsync-ignorant, so I just copied and pasted the  
command you posted in an email last week :)

Chad


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