On 14 Jan 2001, Goswin Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Has rsync a option to turn off this compression? With this, the > > load should lower... > > man rsync: > > -z, --compress compress file data > > You gotta turn it on if wanted. However, the -z option is specified by the *client*, but here we're talking about the server's administrator being concerned by the load generated by compression. If you have clients who don't read instructions (as if that would ever happen :-) and specify -z when asked not to, then you should put dont compress = * in the server configuration. (Strictly, this does -z0 compression, so the client thinks it's getting compressed data but the server doesn't try very hard.) -- Martin Pool, Linuxcare, Inc. +61 2 6262 8990 email@example.com, http://www.linuxcare.com/ Linuxcare. Support for the revolution.
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