Commit a2a0a921 authored by Frederic Van Espen's avatar Frederic Van Espen

add comment on how to determine if rsyncable option is available

parent 094f2195
......@@ -207,7 +207,9 @@ The resulting file will then be `dump_gitlab_backup.tar`. This is useful for sys
### Rsyncable
To make sure the generated archive is intelligently transferable by rsync, the `GZIP_RSYNCABLE=yes` option can be set. This will set the `--rsyncable` option to `gzip`. This is only useful in combination with setting [the Backup filename option](#backup-filename). Note that this option in `gzip` is not guaranteed to be available on all distributions.
To make sure the generated archive is intelligently transferable by rsync, the `GZIP_RSYNCABLE=yes` option can be set. This will set the `--rsyncable` option to `gzip`. This is only useful in combination with setting [the Backup filename option](#backup-filename).
Note that the `--rsyncable` option in `gzip` is not guaranteed to be available on all distributions. To verify that it is available in your distribution you can run `gzip --help` or consult the man pages.
```sh
sudo gitlab-rake gitlab:backup:create BACKUP=dump GZIP_RSYNCABLE=yes
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