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Re: OT: Rsync not effective at minor changed packages

On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 09:25:13PM +0200, Otto Wyss wrote:
> Why do we have to waste so much bandwide? Isn't there a better way to
> accomplish such a minor upgrade of a package than to download the full
> package again?

rsync would have to be taught about the use of gzip in .deb archives.
[It would basically have to unpack the archives, and find the differences
in the unpacked archives.]


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