Getting into the source code

Angus Hammond angusgh at
Wed Oct 20 07:58:26 MDT 2010

Hi everyone,
I recently downloaded a copy of the rsync source code from the samba
website. I would like some advice in how I could go about familiarizing
myself with the code, so that I could read it and edit it. The source tree
contains loads of files, and I haven't got a clue where to start :).
What would you recommend as a good place to begin reading would be?
Can anyone tell me of a good place to read about what each function and file
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