Compress option gzip --rsyncable

Asked by chris on 2015-01-21

Hi,

Would it be possible to be able to configure the compress option, such that it would use gzip ---rsyncable?
I'm RSYNCing the output of mydumper to remote sites, and using gzip --rsyncable would be great. Actually, I'm going to be using mydumper at 200+ sites instead of mysqldump.

It's a fantastic bit of coding - nice work guys !

Regards, Chris.

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2015-02-02
Max Bubenick (max-bubenick) said : #1

Hi Chris, mydumper uses zlib for compression and AFAIK its doesnt have that feature.

Adam Thompson (athompso) said : #2

FWIW, it appears from https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=465243 that if you compile it on Fedora, you could somehow activate their local --rsyncable patches to zlib. That might not help you at all, but it's an option. Upstream (zlib) appears, um, stagnant, particularly on this particular feature.

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