[CentOS] evaluating backup systems: rsync

Sat Jan 19 22:53:26 UTC 2013
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 1:53 PM, Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com> wrote:
> On 01/19/2013 11:31 AM, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:
>> agreed, except if both source and dest are local, eg back up to a USB
>> HD. If you test that you'll see the speedup is 1 (ie no speedup).
> I actually never realized that.  Thanks.

I guess that makes sense - on a local file it would take longer to do
the read for comparison followed by writing back merging the changes
than to just write the whole thing.

  Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com