[Samba] Pre Poettering rsync?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Feb 6 21:42:23 UTC 2018

On Tue, 2018-02-06 at 15:50 -0500, Steve Litt via samba wrote:
> Hi all,
> Five minutes ago I heard a rumor that Lennart Poettering has rewritten
> rsync. My top urgency is to download the latest numbered version of
> rsync untouched by Lennart Poettering: I'll find out if the rumor is
> true or false later.
> I've downloaded rsync rsync-3.1.3.tar.gz and rsync-patches-3.1.3.tar.gz
> from https://download.samba.org/pub/rsync/ . Is the source code in both
> those files unmodified by Lennart Poettering?
> According to
> http://0pointer.net/blog/casync-a-tool-for-distributing-file-system-images.html ,
> Lennart Poettering used rsync as an inspiration for his new casync
> software. If that's all it is, good: Everything's fine. But just in
> case, can somebody verify that rsync-3.1.3.tar.gz and
> rsync-patches-3.1.3.tar.gz are unmodified by Lennart Poettering?

This is very off topic and I strongly object to personal implications
against a developer being raised on this list in this way.

Regardless, here is the git history for rsync:


Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team         https://samba.org
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT   

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