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Re: status of forked zlibs in rsync and zsync



On 10/01/2009 09:42 AM, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> 2009/10/1 Toshio Kuratomi <a badger gmail com>:

>> A) You're a coder and want to get your hands dirty with the rsync
>> protocol.  Check out how librsync manages to use the system zlib and if
>> possible to do this compatibly, apply it to zsync and rsync, possible as
>> a build time option.  Push the changes upstream if possible.  If it's
>> impossible to apply the librsync strategy, having a good explanation of
>> what librsync is doing and why it can't work for rsync/zsync would be
>> great for crossing this option off the list.
>>
> 
> librsync is not wire compatible with rsync, and also hasn't kept up to
> date with rsync protocol changes, so it may not be as straightforward
> to lift ideas from librsync.
> 
Good to know.  So we can cross this one off the list.

-Toshio


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