Jeffrey J. Kosowsky wrote:
> Tino Schwarze wrote at about 11:50:35 +0200 on Thursday, June 4, 2009:
> > Hi Leen,
> > On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 10:04:43PM +0200, Leen Besselink wrote:
> > > Recently I took the patch Elias Penttilä wrote and 'forward-ported' it to rsync 3.
> > >
> > > For people who don't know what it does, it implements backup of open files on Windows with rsync.
> > >
> > > Because I think rsync 3 is more efficient and more current in comparison to rsync 2, it uses
> > > an incremental filelisting system to try and be more efficient. Especially memory-wise.
> > Note that you won't gain anything with BackupPC because BackupPC uses
> > it's own implementation of the rsync protocol which does not yet support
> > rsync3.
Ahh, I see, hmm, well, euh...
Maybe Jeffrey could be right:
> I don't believe this is fully true. Now indeed BackupPC doesn't use
> the latest protocol=30 which is due to the fixed protocol limitations
> of perl-File-RsyncP-0.68-2.fc8.1.i386.rpm. However, I believe that the
> memory-saving features are independent of the protocol and hence still
> shine through.. (I may be wrong, so correct me if so)
I took a large filetree and tested a bit and it looks like you might be