dusty wrote:
> On Aug 31, 12:49 pm, Paul van Delst <Paul.vanDe... / noaa.gov> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I wrote a ruby script to allow me to automatically update a repository working copy from
>> an unversioned hierarchy. I use rsync to synchronise the directories prior to svn
>> add/delete and commit. Worked great on my test system (linux). However, because of
>> security issues, on the system where this script will be used there is no rsync utility
>> available.
>>
>> So, I was wondering, is there an existing rsync-like ruby solution? I checked this
>> newsgroup, rubyforge, raa, etc but couldn't find anything that replicated rsync
>> functionality (lots of utilities that use/manage rsync though.)
>>

> I haven't found any either, but I do have a nagios plugin using rsync
> to check the timestamps on remote files over rsync.  New to posting
> here, whats the best way to post code?  Include it inline?  I'd be
> happy to share if you want it.  I basically use open4 to call rsync
> and then parse the results.  It might be helpful in your wheel
> project.  :)

Hi,

Thanks for the reply. But, if I understand your reply, I can't use anything that uses unix 
rsync under the covers, because there is no rsync available on the system in question.

cheers,

paulv