On Wed, 20 Apr 2005, Zlatko Calusic wrote:
> I see this -avz incantation mentioned everytime when rsync is
> involved. But, is the -z part (compression) really necessary knowing
> that we're dealing with an already compressed tree? Doesn't it put
> additional strain on the rsync server without any benefit in this
> case?
> Or I might be too ignorant and not understand some internals well, but
> then... I would like to know the reason. :)

I'm not a big rsync user, so I just copied the examples of others.

You're right, for git, you should not use compression for files (I don't 
know if rsync compresses the directory listings by default, I assume it 

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