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Re: rsync fails to copy (both 2.4.6-1 and 2.5.5-0.1) maybe other ways to copy?

    "Mike" == Mike Dresser <mdresser_l@windsormachine.com> writes:

    Mike> On 18 Dec 2002, Shyamal Prasad wrote:

    >> "Mike" == Mike Dresser <mdresser_l@windsormachine.com> writes:
    Mike> But since there's no rsync server being used in this case,
    Mike> it has to read the entire file anyways.

    >> You don't need a server for the incremental updates to
    >> happen. rsync on the client side invokes rsync on the remote
    >> side and does an incremental backup anyway. That is why you
    >> need rsh/ssh or something before you can rsync without the
    >> server. At least on a *nix box. Perhaps wintel changes
    >> that.......
    >> /Shyamal

    Mike> In this case, he's got a mount to the remote machine.

    Mike> He's doing the same thing as doing a rsync a b locally

    Mike> It's going to have to generate c'sums for a, and for b to
    Mike> know what is different, no?

In that case, yes, the rsync would just read all the files off the
mount anyway. I wasn't nearly paying enough attention ;-)


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