ZFS backups: retrieving a few files?

Peter Jeremy peterjeremy at acm.org
Wed Nov 24 10:41:17 UTC 2010

On 2010-Nov-24 11:07:23 +0100, Alexander Leidinger <Alexander at Leidinger.net> wrote:
>Quoting Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at acm.org> (from Wed, 24 Nov 2010  
>06:32:07 +1100):
>> BTW, the entire export is performed at the current compression level -
>> recompressing existing data.
>Are you sure the compression is done on the sending side, and not at  
>the receiving side? I would expect the later (as I can specify a  
>different compression level on an existing destination, if I remember  

Sorry, that was poorly worded.  The actual send stream is not
compressed but the entire filesystem stream will be re-compressed on
the receive side as specified by the "compression" parameter on the
sending filesystem.

Peter Jeremy
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