[darcs-users] Darcs and binary files question

Zooko zooko at zooko.com
Mon Jul 26 16:54:38 UTC 2004


On 2004, Jul 03, , at 10:31, David Roundy wrote:

>>> Maybe a better approach would be the use of a variation of LZ77 to
>>> produce a difference from old to new.  Of course, the goal isn't
>>> compression, but the compression scheme is predicated on finding
>>> differences and similarities between binary files.

You could try this:

http://xdelta.org/xdelta3.html

I suppose it can be used either via the cmdline or via its C API.

Regards,

Zooko






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