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Cheapest Rsync Replacement (with Ruby)

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I often use rsync to keep a local copy of some HTTPD logs (around ~200MB atm.). Since they are append-only, having rsync compute and compare the checksums for the parts I already have seems wasteful: both my box and the one I'm copying from would be happier if they didn't have to process a couple hundred MBs for nothing. (...)


#!/usr/bin/env ruby

REMOTE_RUBY = "ruby"
# TODO: allow REMOTE_RUBY to be specified via a cmdline opt

if ARGV.size != 2 || ARGV[0][/:/].nil? || !File.exist?(ARGV[1])
  puts <

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