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Re: Bug#332858: ITP: cvsup -- The CVS-Optimized General-Purpose Network File Distribution System

On Monday 10 October 2005 16:45, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> > CVSync [1] is a possible alternative to CVSup, not compatible with it,
> > but written in plain C.
> That one looks interesting, I did not find it when I was googling for
> alternatives to CVSup. I would love to see something like this packaged so

Someone should at least hint wnpp then ;-)

> that we could distribute copies of our CVS worlwide and not have issues if
> we have any issues with the servers holding our CVS in the future.

I find rsync being enough for mirroring CVS repos. Yes, I'm familiar with 
CVSup usage of the rsync algorythm for some files and some special algorythms 
tailored for rcs files, but I don't think that could be a showstopped for 
mirroring CVS repos with rsync only.

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