On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 03:57, David Fleck wrote: > I'm trying to set up a mirror of a CVS repository at a remote site. The > repository has 1000's of fairly small files, and is about 75MB in total > size. > > This seemed like an obvious job for CVSup, so I got a recent version > (16.1h) of the sources, built and installed on 2 Red Hat machines, one > local and one remote, set up the server directories and files, and wrote a > supfile for the client. It seems to work ok. > > The thing that surprises me is that I also tried mirroring the same > repository with rsync (using the -az options), and rsync is *much* faster, > so far the speed increases for rsync are on the order of 5X. > This makes me wonder if I'm using CVSup right.
Well I'm not sure if you are, I don't know the bowels of cvsup, but I do know rsync is a much more efficient protocol. 5x seems a little excessive, but not that surprising I guess. to the point that I'm not sure why rsync is not the preferred way of updating ports and src trees. Tim -- Wikipeda, a free and open content encyclopedia http://www.wikipedia.org _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"