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Re: Proposal: Remove rsync directory from setup
Robert Collins wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-03-23 at 03:01, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> Robert Collins wrote:
>>> On Sat, 2003-03-22 at 22:19, Max Bowsher wrote:
>>>> The current librsync does *not* implement the same protocol as the
>>>> rsync program. Therefore I don't believe it can be useful to setup.
>>> Protocol, no. sliding checksums, yes, AFAIK.
>>>> I therefore propose to remove the rsync directory and io_stream_rsync*,
>>>> and edit configure.in & Makefile.am accordingly.
>> I assumed that the point of using librsync was to access rsync::
>> mirrors? If librsync can't do that, why keep it in the repository? Did
>> you have another use for it planned?
> It's the basis for building an rsync compatible protocol even though it
> doesn't implement it itself. It's also the basis for rsync over http.
Fine, it stays, but I will be very surprised if it ever gets used.
BTW, it's broken: It lacks a config.sub, so configure dies.