Widespread implementation of rsync

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Thu Nov 29 11:36:15 EST 2001

On 30 Oct 2001, Dave Dykstra <dwd at bell-labs.com> wrote:
> I know there's no patent on it, and other people have done implementations.
> The "resources" page on rsync.samba.org points to a REXX implementation.
> Josh Macdonald wrote an implementation in C
>     http://sourceforge.net/projects/xdelta/
> and Martin Pool has turned it into a library in C (I don't see where the
> home page is -- Martin?).  

It's part of http://rproxy.samba.org/

It works fine.  I know the Intermezzo guys are using it inside their
distributed filesystem, as are some other groups.  You could fairly
trivially write a JNI wrapper if you wanted to get at it from Java.

> I believe somebody else had talked about a java
> implementation but never actually did it.


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