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Re: Debian's problems, Debian's future

On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 06:39:19PM +1000, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 09, 2002 at 09:09:39AM +0200, Michael Bramer wrote:
> > > This isn't server friendly.
> > 
> > no. sorry. I must say this:
> > 
> >  We can use rsync on the client site. 
> >   -> get a rsync-checksum file (use a fix block size)
> >   -> make the check on the client site and
> >   -> download the file partly per ftp/http 
> >   -> make the new file with the old and downloaded parts
> > 
> > With this the server need only extra rsync-checksum files.
> I beleive this method is patented by somebody, which is why it's not in
> use/supported.
> Other than that, it's very nice idea. I beleive there may be some
> semi-implementations around somewhere. The concept is no different from
> normal rsync.

has someone a pointer? 

This is rsync, only the server is the client und the client work as

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