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Re: apt with index diff support

On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 10:11:34PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Michael Vogt:
> > Andreas Barth implemented the server side of the index diffs
> > generation and has a test-repository (with only the index-files) at
> > [3].
> By the way, the secure-testing project on alioth contains a
> moderately-tested pure-Python implementation of the client side
> (without ed/red depedencies).  It's not a speed daemon, but it
> significantly cuts down network traffic.

Just to avoid confusion (and because it wasn't mentioned in the
original mail), the apt implementation has it's own rred-method (in
methods/rred.cc) and does not need a external ed/red.

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