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Implementation of the rsync algorithm in Python

'pysync' has both a demonstration implementation of the rsync and related algorithms in pure Python, and a high speed librsync Python extension. The pure Python is not fast and is not optimized, however it does work and provides a simple implementation of the algorithm for reference and experimentation. It includes a combination of ideas taken from librsync, xdelta, and rsync. The librsync Python extension is less flexible and harder to understand, but is very fast.

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LGPLv2.1orlaterJanet Casey17 October 2003

Leaders and contributors

Donovan Baarda Maintainer

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Bug Tracking,Developer,

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 February 2017.


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