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Re: [SLUG] Synchronizing from Windows to Linux
- To: Dean Hamstead <dean@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Synchronizing from Windows to Linux
- From: Andre Kolodochka <koloda@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 11:59:11 +1000
- Cc: SLUG <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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ftp is the last resort, rsync is obviously a better one. Also, not
aware of good tools that would check the differences in directory
trees and update only the files that are different over ftp.
2009/5/26 Dean Hamstead <dean@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> why not use ftp then?
> Andre Kolodochka wrote:
>> Is there something not necessarily based on rsync? ftp, for example?
>> 2009/5/26 Christopher Vance <cjsvance@xxxxxxxxx>:
>>> On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 9:55 AM, Alan L Tyree <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> I use unison: http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/
>>>> It claims to run on Windows, but I have no experience with that.
>>> It does. I've used it on Ubuntu, Windows, OpenBSD, MacOS, and Solaris.
>>> The biggest problem with Unison is that the protocol changes so
>>> frequently that you may have difficulty finding precompiled versions
>>> for your different operating systems which run compatible protocols.
>>> It may be easier to compile from source, but then you'll need to have
>>> ocaml compilers on the relevant machines...
>>> Christopher Vance