Commercial license?

Aaron Morris aaronwmorris at
Fri Oct 21 20:22:28 GMT 2005

On 10/21/05, Ade <adrian at> wrote:
> Hi there
> Is there a commercial license for using Rsync or the Rsync algorithm
> within a commercial product? I appreciate that Rsync as it stands is GNU
> and therefore it cannot be used in this way, but I thought that I would
> ask the list. I understand that it is open source, but we have an
> application that would benefit from something like Rsync and therefore
> thought we would ask the question. If the above answer is "no" does
> anyone have any suggestions for other similar technology that can be
> licensed?
> Thanks for the help
> Ade
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You can take a look at librsync, which is licensed under LGPL.  This
means you should be able to include librsync in your product, as long
as you make the source to librsync available.

Aaron W Morris (decep) <aaronwmorris at>

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