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Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 11:58:47 -0500
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: rsync-2.5.1-1
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On Fri, Jan 11, 2002 at 12:01:21PM +0100, Lapo Luchini wrote:
>> If you have more up-to-date info, please post it here.
>
>Maybe we can use the text on rsync.samba.org for the ldesc
>
>> sdesc: "Fast remote file copy program (like rcp)"
>> category: Net
>> requires: cygwin
>
>sdesc: fast remote file transfer program (can use existing data to minimize
>transfer)
>ldesc: rsync is a file transfer program. rsync uses the "rsync algorithm" which
>provides a very fast method for bringing remote files into sync. It does this by
>sending just the differences in the files across the link, without requiring that
>both sets of files are present at one of the ends of the link beforehand.
>category: Net
>requires: cygwin

Thanks.  I've updated the setup.hint.

cgf

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