Re: [mirrorbrain] RSync over SSH^

From: Peter Pml <peter_at_poeml.de>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2012 22:41:24 +0100
Am 01.05.2011 um 18:51 schrieb Stephan Jauernick:
> Is there a way to make mirrorbrain use rsync over ssh for checking of
> mirrors(in a secure way)?

Unfortunately not - the way how mirror scanning was implemented in the very beginning is via raw rsync protocol implemented in Perl. This means, replacing the rsync URL with an rsync over ssh URL won't help.

For the existing scanner, it would mean to implement a completely new protocol. I'd rather prefer to reimplement the scanner in a saner way. (There are some first steps done in the Python module.)

I'd love to see a new [better, faster, less memory using] scanner!

Peter
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