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Re: Rsync and the two latest snapshots
* Corinna Vinschen (Mon, 13 Aug 2007 17:12:39 +0200)
> On Aug 10 15:33, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Aug 10 14:14, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> > > * Corinna Vinschen (Fri, 10 Aug 2007 13:30:45 +0200)
> > > > On Aug 9 19:23, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> > > > > rsync: recv_generator: failed to stat "/cygdrive/j/thorsten/backup/usb/data/in
> > > > > stall/thebat/imap/IMAP-Einstellungen und Erkl\#344rung der verschiedenen Punkt
> > > > > e/atb_team.gif": Bad address (14)
> > > >
> > > > Erm... you didn't tell about this "Bad address" error.
> > >
> > > These are just German Umlauts and in my opinion not connected to the "too many open files" errors.
> > "Bad address" is a serious error message (accessing an invalid memory
> > address) and, even *if* they are due to the german umlauts, it's probably
> > worth to find out what's causing it.
> > > > > rsync: recv_generator: mkdir "/cygdrive/j/thorsten/backup/usb/data/install/usb
> > > > > 2" failed: Too many open files (24)
> Ok, I'm almost sure I found the cause of the problem. Due to an unlucky
> combination of function calls, my new code filled up the internal heap
> of the DLL without ever freeing the mmeory again, for each file access.
> Since the internal heap is rather big by default, you only encounter this
> problem for long running processes accessing lots of files.
> I've checked in a patch. Please give the next developer snapshot
> another try.
Yes, it's fixed now, thanks. You've also done some magic because the
whole rsync file transfer runs about 2 - 6 times faster than it used
to. It's amazing.
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