[Rubygems-developers] gem update --system, heavy ram and cpu consumption

Jos Backus jos at catnook.com
Sat Jun 2 03:53:54 EDT 2007

On Sat, Jun 02, 2007 at 12:35:02AM -0400, Jim Weirich wrote:
>  On 6/1/07, Jos Backus <jos at catnook.com> wrote:
> > This is like xcopy with rsync-like options processing. You want (a Ruby
> > version of) Pysync instead:
> >
> >     http://freshmeat.net/projects/pysync/
>  Can someone educate me on the advantages of rsync?

In the context of Rubygems: I don't know what they are, if any. But pysync.rb
encodes the basic algorithm and should not be too hard to convert to Ruby if
needed. I was merely supplying a pointer to an rsync implementation that could
function as a starting point.

Jos Backus
jos at catnook.com

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