unison formal review

Tom Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Sep 28 16:10:32 UTC 2011


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On 09/28/2011 10:20 AM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> The problem here is that upstream has no desire to keep a common 
> protocol, so you need the exact version on both ends. (If I recall 
> correctly). So, if you have say a debian box with version foo, you
> need version foo on the fedora machine to talk to it. In the past
> this has been done with multiple packages where 'yum install
> unison' gets you the latest, and if you need an older version you
> can manually pick and install that one.
> 
> So, not sure how better to solve this problem than with
> compatibility packages.

Is it not at all possible to determine the protocol version of the
other end? It seems like this is a solvable problem.

~tom

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