SHA question

Matt Lawrence matt.lawrence at
Thu Jan 14 16:42:13 GMT 2010

David Cantrell wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 02:03:33PM +0000, Roger Burton West wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 01:59:22PM +0000, David Cantrell wrote:
>>> Shame that "local" includes "at the other end of a really slow NFS
>>> connection to the other side of the world". Mind you, absent running the
>>> rsync daemon at the other end and using that instead of NFS, I'm not
>>> sure if there's a better way of doing it.
>> Possibly I'm missing something, but: ssh?
> That boils down to the same thing - it ends up invoking rsync at the
> other end in daemon mode and talking the rsync protocol tunnelled
> through ssh.
> What I was getting at was that I don't see a better way of working if
> you have to use a networky filesystem.
Isn't this what the -W flag is for?


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