DO NOT REPLY [Bug 5220] PATCH SUBMITTED: New Feature: stdio model for client

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Wed Jan 23 16:59:09 GMT 2008

------- Comment #3 from samba at  2008-01-23 10:59 CST -------
(In reply to comment #2)
> You can make rsync effectively use an existing fd by passing an
> $RSYNC_CONNECT_PROG that refers to a program that shuttles data between its
> stdin/stdout and the desired fd.  I'm not sure that it is worth adding the &
> syntax to the official rsync.

I'm aware of that, but you have to have yet another process and have some
application to do that for you rather than follow the usual stdio pattern (set
up fd, fork/exec).  This patch makes things more resource efficient.

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