unununium at openverse.org
Fri Sep 14 13:28:02 EST 2001
On Thursday, September 13, 2001 10:28, you wrote:
> 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.
I'll avoid simultaneous changes, then, by remembering (or automating) updates
before switching computers. I could probably do this pretty easily as some
sort of an eth0-up script.
> On the other hand, if only one system changes at a time rsync works fine.
Okay, then, can rsync identify the newer version and copy it to the other
Andy Goth | unununium at openverse.org | http://null.cc.uic.edu/~andy/
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