Subject: Re: rdist eating up VM
To: Laine Stump <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/14/1997 14:35:08
Laine Stump writes:
> David Brownlee writes:
> > Just out of curiosity, are there any plans to integrate the latest
> > rdist 6.1.3 from USC (ftp://usc.edu:/pub/rdist/)?
> I just looked at this. One plus-side is that it is no longer required to
> be suid-root. On the minus-side is that your must keep around the old
> rdist if you want to be able to rdist to or from other machines running
> old rdist.
> Heck, all I want is to make it through an entire run without exhausting
> my VM! :-O
Does it use mmap()? I had a similar problem with rsync because of
this; disabling use of mmap() fixed the problem