INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

rsync with compression

rsync with compression

(OP)

hello,
does it make any sens using -C in ssh command used in rsync? I saw it in a script and want to get meaning of it right.
I tried both:
rsync -az -e "ssh -x" ....
rsync -a -e "ssh -x -C" ....

and -C seems to do no compression for rsync transfer - the same file transferred:

with rsync -z:
Literal data: 76,574,720 bytes
Total bytes received: 17,369,441
sent 79 bytes received 17,369,441 bytes 992,544.00 bytes/sec
total size is 76,574,720 speedup is 4.41

with -e "ssh -x -C"
Literal data: 76,574,720 bytes
Total bytes received: 76,593,519
sent 79 bytes received 76,593,519 bytes 2,785,221.75 bytes/sec
total size is 76,574,720 speedup is 1.00


kind regards,

RE: rsync with compression

-C, --cvs-exclude auto-ignore files in the same way CVS does

The -C option has nothing to do with compression. It is used to exclude files from the backup process accorded to the defined exclusion list.

I.T. where a world of choas and confusion comes down to nothing but 1s and 0s.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Resources

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close