May 26, 2018

Modified rsync that used as part of BackupPC

Rsync-bpc is a customized version of rsync that is used as part of BackupPC, an open source backup system.

The main change to rsync is adding a shim layer that emulates the system calls for accessing the file system so that rsync can directly read/write files in BackupPC’s format.

Rsync-bpc is fully line-compatible with vanilla rsync, so it can talk to rsync servers and clients.

Rsync-bpc serves no purpose outside of BackupPC.

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