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Re: rsync -



On 5/14/09, Bob Goodwin <bobgoodwin wildblue net> wrote:
>
> I have two f-10 desk top computers, boxes 6 and 9. I use them
> interchangeably and keep notes [notecase] in both. I would like to
> update each from the other without losing anything in the process.
>
> The name "rsync" seems to imply that it will make them identical. Does
> that mean if the source has fewer files than the target the target will
> have some deleted? Is there a command string to ensure I wont lose
> anything?

If you change the files "in parallel" on both computers, then I'm
afraid you'll have to manually merge them. The only tool I know about
which helps with this is Emacs' emerge (which, for all my love for
Emacs, I find nearly unusable), but there must be others.

Andras


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