On 2018-03-14 10:29 AM, Kevin Korb via rsync wrote:
> It would still be downloading the whole file only to write out a new
> one.  Rsync writes out a whole new file because it assumes it is doing
> so locally.  The source of that new file can be a combination of parts
> of the existing file and parts of the remote file but it still writes
> the whole thing.  --inplace helps with that somewhat but you will
> probably still write all of the file after the first difference.

I'm an ijit... of course, you are obviously right,, I just didn't think
that far ahead.

Thank you.

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