[Apt-rpm] I: [PATCH] 0.5.4cnc9: rsync method support

Sviatoslav Sviridov svd at lintec.minsk.by
Fri Feb 21 22:31:10 EST 2003

On 21 Feb 2003 21:41:25 +1100
Donovan Baarda <abo at minkirri.apana.org.au> wrote:

> On Fri, 2003-02-21 at 18:42, Sviatoslav Sviridov wrote:
> [...]
> > And other thing I want to discuss: now rsync designed as standalone
> > program, but it will be good if library with protocol implementation
> > created, and build rsync program based on this library.
> Hmmm, sounds like http://librsync.sourceforge.net/.
> The current rsync implementation is tightly coupled and difficult to
> split out. There have been various attempts to do this by starting from
> scratch. librsync is probably the most advanced rsync algorithm
> implementation, and there have been various experiments with alternative
> protocols. Someone even announced a perl implementation that is rsync
> compatible (impressive)!
> However, librsync lags behind rsync in various ways... the most
> important of which is active development.

I know this project, but it's not the thing we need. It is only algorithm
implementation (and I'm don't remember how it correlate with rsync). I wanted
to use this library for rsync method in apt, but I don't want to create own
rsync protocol implementation.

Sviatoslav Sviridov
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