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Re: rsync -



On Thu, 14 May 2009 22:11:05 +0200 Andras Simon wrote:
> 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.

Yes, for example "unison", see http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/


--Frank Elsner


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