superlifter design notes (was Re: ...
mbp at sourcefrog.net
Sat Jul 27 17:59:01 EST 2002
On 27 Jul 2002, "John E. Malmberg" <wb8tyw at qsl.net> wrote:
> A program serving source files for distribution does not need to be that
> concerned with preserving exact file attributes, but may need to track
> suggested file attributes for for the various client platforms.
> A program that is replicating for backup purposes must not have any
> loss of data, including any operating specific file attributes.
> That is why I posted previously that they should be designed as two
> separate but related programs.
I'm not sure that the application space for rsync really divides
neatly into two parts like that. Can you expand a bit more on how
you think they would be used?
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