rsync for DOS

Chris Simmonds chris at
Mon Feb 17 08:31:54 EST 2003

W. D. wrote:

>At 11:18 2/14/2003, Chris Simmonds, wrote:
>>I have recently completed a port of rsync to DOS. It is compiled using 
>>Borland C 3.1 to run in real-mode DOS (because my target was a hand-held 
>>computer with little memory). There are a few compromises, for example 
>>it is client only, it does not support rsh or ssh and the file names on 
>>the server must be in DOS format if they are to be sync'd correctly. 
>>There is more information and a link to the code at 
>> . Hope someone finds this useful
>Hmmm.  I wonder how much it would take to convert this to Windows
>with long file name capability.
I don't think it would be too difficult, but is there any point when 
there is a fully functional Cygwin port?


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