Alternatives to rsync

Lars Engels lars.engels at
Mon Oct 17 08:21:21 UTC 2016

On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 09:46:31AM +1100, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> On Friday, 14 October 2016 at  8:01:51 +0300, reko.turja--- via freebsd-ports wrote:
> >
> > Greg, I've actually put some thought in making a local port of
> > rsync2. I've done some research on it and it seems to be fairly
> > usable and security patched still.
> Even simpler, use the old version of the current rsync port.  Check
> out with svn, which (svn log) can also tell you when the last rsync 2
> version was.

rsync 2 has a different algorithm for checking if a file changed. The
new one is much faster.
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