Subject: Re: Inquiry re: rsync replacement
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.org>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: 04/24/2006 11:24:05
>> Is there really any need for yet another NIH software archive
>> synchronisation tool, and if there is, could someone specify /what/
>> needs to be done more efficiently?
> rsync routinely craps out on me if I try to sync directory trees with
> large numbers of entries in a directory (ie tens of thousands of
> subdirectories or files in them).
Hm. I've written a directory-hierarchy comparison tool which can be
used as a synchronization tool. I'll have to stress-test it in this
regard and see what happens. (I'll also see about having it do
ahead-of-time scans of the source tree.)