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From: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@...>
Subject: Re: metadata/md5-cache
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2012 08:31:43 +0000 (UTC)
Michał Górny posted on Sun, 03 Jun 2012 09:22:04 +0200 as excerpted:

>> Even if only the files metatdata changes, that still adds a significant
>> cost to an rsync.
> 
> I wonder when it will come to the point where git will be more efficient
> than rsync. Or maybe it would be already?

Handwavey guess, but I've figured git to be more efficient client-side 
for some time.  Server-side I don't know about, but I've presumed that's 
the reason the switch-to-git plans haven't included switching the default 
for user-syncs to git.  I expect user/client side, git would be more 
efficient already, but as I said, that's handwavey guesses.

-- 
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"Every nonfree program has a lord, a master --
and if you use the program, he is your master."  Richard Stallman



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