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Re: Bug#724344: ITP: bdsync -- bdsync is a fast block device synchronizing tool

On Tue, 24 Sep 2013 00:01:54 maxigas wrote:
>  bdsync was built to do the only thing rsync isn't able to do: syn‐
>  chronize block devices.

Actually "rsync" can be taught to synchronise block devises by applying 
upstream patch "copy-devices.diff" which introduces "--copy-devices" option. 

Perhaps instead of packaging "bdsync" it might be better to convince "rsync" 
maintainer to enable this option, see #509335.

All the best,
 Dmitry Smirnov
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