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[bug#30448] Breaking rdiff-backup and btar (was Re: [bug#30448] Update l

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: [bug#30448] Breaking rdiff-backup and btar (was Re: [bug#30448] Update librsync to 2.0.1)
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:23:33 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.5 (2018-04-13)

On Tue, Apr 24, 2018 at 10:30:14PM +0200, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> Leo Famulari <address@hidden> skribis:
> > PS — this issue highlighted for me that the duplicity backup program
> > also depends on librsync with MD4. For recent versions of librsync,
> > duplicity forces librsync to fallback to MD4...
> Woow, it does sound like a problem.  :-/

Yeah, it makes me wonder if duplicity is still maintained or not...
A few years ago there was some discussion of making duplicity compatible
with librsync's new BLAKE2 message digests, but I guess the work has

Btw, the affected packages (btar, rdiff-backup, and duplicity) are the
only users of librsync in Guix. So I think there is no reason to
update librsync for now.

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