Is there any equivalent out there of jigdo? I ask partly because this app is in maintenance mode, and its GUI has been abandoned.
There is zsync, described as “rsync over HTTP”; it requires that someone creates the
There is also an older and established program rsync, which can be used to update a file to the current version without downloading it again completely (just rsync the new version over the old existing file; for an ISO image
Pyjigdo was supposed to replace Jigdo using Python, but was also abandoned for lack of interest. However, the original Jigdo is still in use.
I suppose that with today's Internet speed, and with repositories guaranteed to return the latest version, Jigdo is no longer necessary. Binary patches are no longer interesting when download can be so fast for most people.
So as far as I can see, the answer depends on your Linux distribution : yum, apt, zypper, dpkg, or any other Package management system.