Re: rsync and debian -- summary of issues
On Thu, Apr 11, 2002 at 11:48:01PM -0700, Robert Tiberius Johnson wrote:
> Also, in section 3.15, you say, "Fetching a series of deltas which
> update the same area is less efficient than calculating the deltas
> directly." This is true, but by my computations, the number of packages
> which change more than once in a month is 300, which require about 30K
> of wasted bandwidth. Rsync uses a similar amount of bandwidth sending
> checksums back and forth, if I'm not mistaken.
Additionally, many packages only change the version number as far as
the Packages file is concerned, which is handled quite efficiently by
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