[unisog] sync files

Alexios Zavras zvr at pobox.com
Fri Mar 5 18:42:55 GMT 2004


hermit921 wrote [edited]:
> Several people suggested rsync, of course, but I was under the impression 
> that using rsync on two systems against each other (yes, I do have a reason 
> to do this) at the same time was contra-indicated.  Is it safe?

unison !
	http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/

>From the web page:
> Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows. (It also works
> on OSX to some extent [...]) It allows two replicas of a collection of files
> and directories to be stored on different hosts (or different disks
> on the same host), modified separately, and then brought up to date by
> propagating the changes in each replica to the other.

If you don't want to go all the way to coda filesystems,
it's a wonderful solution.

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