[Box Backup] I have the fear....
Thu, 15 Mar 2007 07:59:28 -0400
On Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 09:34:31AM +0000, Ben Summers wrote:
> You can find the exact size by going through the block index,
> decrypting the encrypted section of each entry, and summing the
> uncompressed size. So it would duplicate data for little gain.
How expensive is that for a large file?
> I'm happy to consider it for the redesign, but I feel that adding it
> now is going to be painful due to having to test stores with mixed
> old and new formats.
That is completely understandable.
But I would advocate it for the redesign. It mirrors the behavior of
rsync in its "fast" mode.