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Story #5091

Updated by pulpbot about 2 years ago

 

 **Ticket moved to GitHub**: "pulp/pulpcore/1840":https://github.com/pulp/pulpcore/issues/1840 




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 ### Problem 

 To allow remote storage and serving of Pulp content it would be great if an exporter would rsync content to a remote location. 

 ### Design 

 In Pulp3 an 'exporter' can send content out of a Pulp system. An exporter named RsyncExporter should be created that takes the most important option that rsync accepts. Additionally the RsyncExporter takes either a 'repository' or 'repository_version' but not both. If 'repository' it will publish the latest repository_version. 

 TBD: which fields specifically? 

 ### Implementation 

 Internally it will write the entire repository to a temporary area on-disk and then shell out to rsync. Other ports of rsync-like functionality to Python I don't believe contain the optimization and stability of rsync itself. 

 ### On Demand Content 

 This feature does not work for on-demand content because the content must be present locally for rsync to ship it to the remote system. 

 

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