Should rdiff-backup compress increments?

Nick Duffek
Thu, 21 Mar 2002 21:49:13 -0500 (EST)

On 21-Mar-2002, Ben Escoto wrote:

>I suppose there should be various options, so that rdiff-backup doesn't
>compress files already ending in gz, bz2, rpm, etc.

How about an option to disable it entirely?  I've been planning to store
the whole mirror on a compressed volume, in which case gzipping would
waste CPU cycles.