new rsync release needed soon?

Donovan Baarda abo at
Wed Jul 31 16:07:02 EST 2002

On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 12:29:31PM -0600, Robert Weber wrote:
> On the subject of needed patches, I just recently completed a patch for
> librsync that fixed the mdfour code to have uint_64 or 2 uint_32's for
> size.  Without this, the checksums on files >512Megs are incorrect.  The
> code should drop into rsync without a hitch.  The same goes for mdfour in
> samba, becuase that is where librsync got the code from anyway.

Actually... I further refined and cleaned this patch and it's in my librsync
delta refactor patch. I believe this patch also offers a significant
performance increase... I can extract out just the mdfour changes into a
seperate patch and submit it, just tell me where you want it.

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