[Box Backup] I have the fear....

Ben Bennett boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
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.