[CentOS] Need help to fix bug in rsync

Wed Mar 25 14:39:03 UTC 2020
Leroy Tennison <leroy at datavoiceint.com>

Since you state that using -z is almost always a bad idea, could you provide the rationale for that?  I must be missing something.

From: CentOS <centos-bounces at centos.org> on behalf of Peter Kjellström <cap at nsc.liu.se>
Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 9:34 AM
To: Simon Matter <simon.matter at invoca.ch>
Cc: centos at centos.org <centos at centos.org>
Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [CentOS] Need help to fix bug in rsync

On Wed, 25 Mar 2020 14:49:24 +0100
Simon Matter via CentOS <centos at centos.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> I've discovered a bug in rsync which leads to increased CPU usage and
> slower transfers in many situations.
> When syncing with compression (-z)

Tbh, using -z with rsync is almost always a bad idea (unless you're on
some pre-historic type of network link..).

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