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Re: Wish for MU/NMU of "gzip --rsyncable" patch

On Tue, 5 Feb 2002, Chris Halls wrote:

> apt-proxy uses rsync to get files too.  If asked for a compressed packages
> file, it will go off and rsync using the non-gz version instead, giving a
> typical speedup of 16x for me.  Rsyncable compressed files would be great
> and all the apt-proxy users would benefit straight away.

rsync is a server killer.

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