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CDC File Transfer
11 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 8 Jan 2023
Built this cdc tool for software update of embedded (Linux) systems and have deployed it with good enough performance on a couple of arm CPUs; https://github.com/oll3/bita
Though main goal has been keeping data usage low rather than speed up.
rsync, article 3: How does rsync work?
4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 2 Jul 2022
Nice write up. rsync is great as an application but I found it more cumbersome to use when wanting to integrate it into my own application. There's librsync but the documentation is threadbare and it requires an rsync server to run. I found bita/bitar (https://github.com/oll3/bita) which is inspired by rsync & family. It works more like zsync which leverages HTTP Range requests so it doesn't require anything running on the server to get chunks. Works like a treat using s3/b2 storage to serve files and get incremental differential updates on the client side!
KySync: A complete modern C++ rewrite of Zsync with 3x-10x+ performance boost
3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 18 Sep 2021
Very cool, thanks for sharing. I did a deep dive in the past into various syncing/binary diff protocols and really liked zsync. It was probably my top choice for the application I was designing but I ended up not using it. The library I did use is called bita: https://github.com/oll3/bita. It is inspired by the same family of projects as zsync. The main advantage I found with bita is that the core logic is encapsulated in a library so that you don’t only have to use the binaries but can integrate it directly into an application. I’d be curious to know if that’s in the plans for KySync.
What are some alternatives?
cyberdrop-dl - 📦🌏 Cyberdrop.me album downloader
humblebundle-downloader - Download you Humble Bundle Library
yaydl - yet another youtube down loader (Git mirror)
cdc-file-transfer - Tools for synching and streaming files from Windows to Linux
vivo - A cli and library to get the video source url and some other informations about vivo.sx videos
async-subscription-map - Async bookkeeping datastructure for dynamic state subscriptions across tasks
tcd - Twitch chat downloader CLI and GUI.
got - Got is like git, but with an 'o'
nazuna - 🐦 Download Twitter videos using your terminal!
d2 - D2 is a modern diagram scripting language that turns text to diagrams.
swupd-client - Software update client
imsy - simple incremental pull of immutable large files