Re: Solving the compression dilema when rsync-ing Debian versions
>>>>> " " == Jean-loup Gailly <email@example.com> writes:
> Sorry for a late reply, I've just been aware of the existence
> of this thread.
>> As you know, it's been eons since the last upstream gzip
>> release. What are the chances of upstream being interested in
>> making this patch official?
> I am "upstream" and I do want to make gzip rsync-friendly by
> default (without even a --rsync option) since the cost in
> compression ratio is negligible. But I need help on the gzip
> development since I no longer have time to do everything
> myself. After my interview on SlashDot
> http://slashdot.org/interviews/00/03/10/1043247.shtml where I
> asked for help I got no serious offer. I need someone with data
> compression expertise and some experience with the maintenance
> of an open source project.
Great, so it should be failry straight forward for you to include
rustys --rsyncable patch and after some testing make it the default
Rusty, are you reading this? Anotherone wants your patch. :)