Re: Solving the compression dilema when rsync-ing Debian versions
> > gzip --compress-like=old-foo foo
> AFAIK thats NOT possible with gzip. Same with bzip2.
> I wish it where that simple.
I'm not saying it's simple, I'm saying it's possible. I'm not a
compression speciallist but from the theory there is nothing which
prevents this except from the actual implementation.
Maybe it's time to design a compression alogrithmus which has this
functionality (same difference rate as the source) from the ground up.