[CentOS] unison versus rsync

xufengnju xufengnju at sina.com
Thu Jan 14 02:54:58 UTC 2010

When you are ove a tunnel such as vpn connection, you can use it in daemon mode on one side and rsync to or from that side on the other side. Sounds like server/client application.



发件人: Joseph L. Casale 
发送时间: 2010-01-14  09:12:16 
收件人: 'CentOS mailing list' 
主题: Re: [CentOS] unison versus rsync 
>I didn't think unison was maintained any more - and I wouldn't expect 
>anything to beat rsync with the -z option on a slow link.  I'd just use 
>the -P option and restart it when/if it fails.  It wouldn't hurt to do 
>subsets first since they will be quickly skipped when you repeat from 
>the root.  If you have a huge number of files it might be worth finding 
>a way to update rsync to a 3.x version which will not need to xfer the 
>entire directory listing before starting.
Looks like rf has 3.0.7, thanks for that tip. Frankly, I abhor the thought
of even using rsync for this, it's over a vpn so there is absolutely no need
for encryption but I don't know another tool that can transfer diffs only?
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