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Re: Debdiff project announcement.

On Fri, Feb 04, 2000 at 11:40:16PM +0200, ressu@uusikaupunki.fi wrote:
: On Fri, Feb 04, 2000 at 02:43:29PM -0500, Jacob Kuntz wrote:
: > wouldn't it be easier to create an rsync method for apt?
: > 
: i beleave that the package was ment for big packages, to ease the downloading.
: rsync would reduce the stress on mirrors, but not on users with slow links..
: am i right on this one, or have i missed something...

rsync uses a diff-like mechanism to transfer the differences in the
files on each end, so I think an rsync method would ease traffic for
low-bandwidth users.

Nathan Norman                    Network Magician, Eclectic Engineer
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