Subject: Re: rdist eating up VM
To: Laine Stump <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
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 (
> 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