Adam Spiers wrote: > One of my USB drives just died, so I'm doing a 'git annex get --not > --copies 1' to re-attain data redundancy. It seems that a new rsync > instance is invoked for each file? In my case, I have thousands of > photos which are big enough to be worth annexing but still not > individually huge, so it seems that the overhead of each rsync > invocation is significantly impacting throughput. A quick empirical > test showed in 20 seconds, that 'git annex get' managed to transfer 11 > photos, whereas a single (manual) rsync run transferred 33. Is this > easily fixable?
No, it's on the todo list but very far down it. You can enable ssh's connection sharing though. (ControlMaster) -- see shy jo
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