rsync vs. unison

Stuart Halliday StuartH at
Mon Oct 1 09:07:16 GMT 2007

Get Unison.
Rsync needs to be run twice and isn't that great at mirror syncing.

Stuart Halliday

-----Original Message-----
From: Noam Birnbaum <noam at>
To: rsync at
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 20:56:06 -0700
Subject: rsync vs. unison

> Hey all,
> I'm looking into a two-way WAN mirror on two boxes running Mac OS X  
> 10.4.  It seems that both rsync (with the -u option) and unison could  
> do this.  Any suggestions on how to choose one over the other?
> Many thanks,
> noam
> Noam Birnbaum
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