rsync vs. iOra

Ben Escoto bescoto at
Thu Oct 24 16:44:59 EST 2002

>>>>> wrote the following on Tue, 22 Oct 2002 16:17:14 -0400

  KO> 2) can de-couple delta calculation and application (creates
  KO> deltas offline)

  KO> De-coupling as in (2) above is the tricky one.  It seems that
  KO> one way to get this behavior is to modify rsync so that where
  KO> data would normally be transferred to the client, the same data
  KO> could be output to a file.  Likewise, the client could be
  KO> modified to take its commands from the file instead of from the
  KO> server.  I don't know how feasible this would be...any ideas?

You could check out rdiff/rdiffdir.  They also let you create
rsync-style signature and diffs offline.

Ben Escoto
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