Subject: Re: Rsync server for 1.5x?
To: Andrew Cagney <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/30/2000 20:32:05
On Mon, Oct 30, 2000 at 01:12:32PM +1100, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> While it would consume a lot of  disk space and CPU time it should
> consume significnatly less network bandwidth.  Someone with two
> different 1.5x releases may want to try an ``rsync -n'' to see how much
> does get transfered.

I'm not sure this would save that much: the dates would be different anyway
(all binaries gets rebuilt) so you would have to do checksums.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.