[Twisted-Python] Addition to twisted.python.logfile

Donovan Baarda abo at minkirri.apana.org.au
Mon Oct 21 18:43:02 EDT 2002

On Mon, Oct 21, 2002 at 08:09:10AM -0000, Moshe Zadka wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Oct 2002, Christopher Armstrong <radix at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> > Hey, I forgot zlib could do that. That's really cool (And I'd
> > recommend doing it that way, barring any issues with it (and "it's not
> > UNIXy" isn't an issue, afaic ;))).
> I fail to see why this is a good idea. The gzip method would work on UNIX
> with much simpler code, and will be far more efficient.

Actually, I'm not sure that this is true. The guy developing rdiff-backup
was using the rdiff command in this way and found that the process-spawning
overhead was slowing things down heaps. By changing to using an rdiff python
module he got significant speedups.

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