[Box Backup] Any news on the improved large file diffing algorithm?

Jonathan Morton boxbackup@fluffy.co.uk
Sun, 13 Nov 2005 01:18:35 +0000

> I think someone (Ben?) mentioned a new, improved large file diffing
> algorithm for BoxBackup some time ago. Any news of where things are
> with it at this point? I am running into very long diffs due to
> enormous database files, it might be a save-the-day improvement for
> me...

That would be my patch.  If you go ahead and grab the chromi/diffopt  
branch from SVN, you'll get that improvement, which should be very  
helpful for you.

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