Re: Do you know this mirror?
firstname.lastname@example.org (Bob Proulx) writes:
> Except for the Packages file I see no advantage for rsync in the case
> of the deb archive. In fact I see a serious advantage for using
> http. Pull the Packages files locally and then do all of the system
> stats locally. It would seem to be the lightest on the server of the
> available options.
1) Automatic deletion of files on the mirror when they disappear
2) Preservation of hard links and the resulting preservation of disk
I aggree that rsync's bandwidth-saving-through-binary-diffs feature