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[curl:feature-requests] #74 Feature request: rsync support

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:30:27 +0000

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** [feature-requests:#74] Feature request: rsync support**
**Status:** open
**Labels:** rsync 
**Created:** Wed Feb 05, 2014 10:53 AM UTC by Dagobert Michelsen
**Last Updated:** Thu Feb 20, 2014 09:30 AM UTC
**Owner:** nobody
It would be nice if curl would support the rsync protocol in a basic version without delta-sync. The usecase is where a list of files is represented by URLs which may be http://, ftp:// or rsync:// and a simple retrieval is needed. At the moment a switch in the enclosing code is needed to handle rsync as special case, acquire a temp file name and pull the contents from that tempfile instead of just curling the contents to stdout. Support for authentication would still be needed.
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