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Re: [rdiff-backup-users] whole-file option - is there something like thi

From: Robert Nichols
Subject: Re: [rdiff-backup-users] whole-file option - is there something like this?
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2011 19:21:45 -0600
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On 12/30/2011 03:56 AM, Helmut Jarausch wrote:

when using rdiff-backup on a local machine only, rsync has an option
'--whole-file' which disables the delta-xfer algorithm which does pay
when copying between two local hard disks.

Is there something similar for rdiff-backup?

Nothing that I know of.  But in thinking about it, there might not be
much benefit, given that rdiff-backup has to calculate all the diffs
anyway for the increments file.  (No, I've never looked at the code to
see how that actually works.)

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