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Re: Call for testing Cygwin snapshot (rsync mem use)
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 16:27:22 +0100
- Subject: Re: Call for testing Cygwin snapshot (rsync mem use)
- References: <20051130171137.GE2999@calimero.vinschen.de> <43A594A9.firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Dec 18 08:56, David Rothenberger wrote:
> Using the --delete switch to rsync with a large number of files causes
> the rsync process to use large amounts of virtual memory with recent
> snapshots, including 20051216. With a DLL built from CVS on 20051110,
> this doesn't happen.
> The easiest way I found to reproduce it was to run the command:
> % rsync -avRP --delete --exclude='*~' /usr /etc /sbin /some/dest
> twice. The second time, the rsync process will consume hundreds of MB of
> memory. With the 20051110 snapshot, the rsync process stays under 9 MB.
Thanks for the report. I've applied a fix and the next snapshot should
be "back to normal".
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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