fsblk at aurora.uaf.edu
Fri Sep 14 13:28:46 EST 2001
On Thu, 13 Sep 2001, Andy Goth wrote:
> Can rsync be made to merge files? For instance, could I synchronize mboxes
> between multiple computers, even though they're all changing?
Not if they are changing simultaneously. You can't do that at all,
without a distributed filesystem with locking.
On the other hand, if only one system changes at a time rsync works fine.
> I have _serious_ doubts, because I think it would take a diff3, but a friend
> mentioned it, so I had to ask.
> Andy Goth | unununium at openverse.org | http://null.cc.uic.edu/~andy/
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