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cwRsync Free edition

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This package was rejected on 7/19/2018. The reviewer Sanshiro has listed the following reason(s):

Sanshiro (maintainer) on 07 May 2018 18:49:32 +00:00:

User 'Sanshiro' (maintainer) submitted package.

chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 07 May 2018 19:24:02 +00:00:

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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 07 May 2018 19:58:30 +00:00:

cwrsync has failed automated testing.
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gep13 (reviewer) on 16 Jul 2018 07:33:41 +00:00:

Just wanted to follow up to see if you were in a position to correct this package version.

Sanshiro (maintainer) on 19 Jul 2018 18:05:49 +00:00:

This app is the same as
I'm going to deprecate this package.

Status Change - Changed status of package from 'submitted' to 'rejected'.

Rsync uses the Rsync algorithm which provides a very fast method for bringing remote files into sync. It does this by sending just the differences in the files across the link, without requiring that both sets of files are present at one of the ends of the link beforehand. At first glance this may seem impossible because the calculation of diffs between two files normally requires local access to both files.

You can use cwRsync for fast remote file backup and synchronization.

See for a comparison of the features available for cwRsync vs. cwRsync Free edition

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  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName  = 'cwrsync'
    $installerType  = 'zip'
    $url          = ''
    $checksum     = '379DC8534B808BDD6C454470B293C1B65BE8373F279FB0C1EA0A2E52A3CC5502'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $toolsDir     = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
    $zipDir       = 'cwRsync_5.7.1_x86_Free'
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      fileType      = $installerType
      checksum      = $checksum
      checksumType  = $checksumType
      url           = $url
      unzipLocation = $toolsDir
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    # Ignore all executables
    Set-Content -Path ("$toolsDir\$zipDir\ssh.exe.ignore") -Value $null
    Set-Content -Path ("$toolsDir\$zipDir\ssh-keygen.exe.ignore") -Value $null
    Set-Content -Path ("$toolsDir\$zipDir\rsync.exe.ignore") -Value $null

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