Matt McCutchen wrote: > Thus, syncdat gets #2 and #3 but (it seems) not #1. Rsync running on > a TCP-over-MTP tunnel would get #1 and #2 but not #3. To get all > three benefits, we would need to make a program that has both delta > transmission like rsync and a parallelized protocol like syncdat and > run the result on a parallelized, congestion-controlling protocol like > MTP. (Encryption, if any, would have to be done on individual packets > instead of as a stream filter; I think MTP does this already.) I > would be very interested to see such a program and even more > interested if it had a BitTorrent-like capability to pull pieces of > the data from multiple sources.
I am in fact working towards such a program, though not with proprietary congestion control. :-) It's currently in the form of a distributed database of 650 devices, which I aim to scale up to internet numbers, and I'm very interested in distributed delta techniques. -- Jamie -- To unsubscribe or change options: https://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/rsync Before posting, read: http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html