contribute to rsync

Yan Seiner yan at
Sun May 19 21:36:18 MDT 2013

garvit sharma wrote:
> Hello All,
>                Myself Garvit Sharma working in hyderabad central 
> university(HCU) at DCIS. I have started using rsync to sync the data 
> and i found it very interesting. After using rsync a lot i realized to 
> contribute to rsync by adding some extra features into it. Every time 
> for synchronization we need to do it manually by executing command on 
> the command line but instead of doing it manually imagine if it does 
> automatically sync whenever it find changes in the single file.
> To do this we need to start a daemon on both the source and 
> destination and these daemon will check the time stamp of last 
> modification of the directory we want and if it finds the new time 
> stamp then it will sync.
> The above mentioned idea is my own and i have already started reading 
> and understanding the source of rsync. Please give your comments, your 
> comments matters a lot for me.

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