Recommend how to move 31GB of mail to a new server

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Sat Jun 23 23:58:10 EDT 2007

On Sunday 24 June 2007 11:04, Patrick Boutilier wrote:
> > That should save considerable time as I would imagine the vast
> > majority of email would be unchanged between the first & second
> > copy.
> But unfortunately rsync will still have to scan each file to
> determine what has changed, and that can chew up a lot of time.

Yes, but hopefully less time that copying the files :)
By default it will compare mtime and size and skip files which match.

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