[LUNI] Re: rsync for synchronizing
adam at lazur.org
Sun Aug 25 10:47:01 CDT 2002
Stephen Boulet (stephen at theboulets.net) said:
> If I have a directory on two computers that I want to sync up (like a
> handheld, where you can do some work on the handheld and some on the computer
> and then synchronize them), can I do this with rsync?
> Note that I'm not talking about making a backup. If I do some python work on
> computer 1 in the programming/python directory and some C work on computer
> work in the programming/C directory, I'd like them to be caught up to one
> another. Thanks.
You may also want to check out unison
<http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/>. It's like a 2 way rsync
with the ability to resolve conflicts. I use it regularly for keeping
directories that are both modified in synch between two hosts.
I don't know if it will work well on a handheld.
Adam Lazur, Cluster Monkey
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