Re: rsync fails to copy (both 2.4.6-1 and 2.5.5-0.1) maybe other ways to copy?
"Mike" == Mike Dresser <email@example.com> writes:
Mike> On 18 Dec 2002, Shyamal Prasad wrote:
>> "Mike" == Mike Dresser <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
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 ;-)