micro rsync

Phil49 senitenmert at free.fr
Tue Nov 13 16:01:12 GMT 2007

Hello Jamie,

where can i find the patched
version which uses threads instead of rsync ?
I'm working on "NO MMU Coldfire" with uclinux.


Jamie Lokier wrote:
> Paul Slootman wrote:
>> > Just wondering if anybody has thought about this.  I would like to
>> > attempt to setup a router with dd-wrt and a NAS device as a home
>> > backup system without a computer.  The processor is 200+MHz and I
>> > can have a maximum of 6MB on the device and a mounted samba
>> > storage volume.  It may also be possible to have
>> > a USB hard drive in use instead of NAS.  Is this possible.  Thanks.
>> I expect you may get more suitable answers on an openwrt list or forum,
>> probably...
> If it's an MMU-less device running uClinux or BSD, the standard rsync
> won't work because fork() is missing.  You have to use the patched
> version which uses threads instead.  I have been doing that with some
> success on my device, which is a mere 166MHz MMU-less ARM.
> -- Jamie
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