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rsync with compression

rsync with compression

rsync with compression


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.

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