Cheers Brian,

Learning more as the days go by.

I have heard of unison but didn't really know what it does :).

thanks.


Brian Candler wrote:
> Dave Lilley wrote:
>> I was hoping i could "just" cause an event to happen which would linkup 
>> with the other PC push the data down and then close the connection.
> 
> If that's all you want to do - sync directories between two machines 
> periodically - then don't reinvent the wheel, just install 'unison' and 
> be done with it:
> 
> http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/
> 
> It can even sync between Windows<->Unix (I have a friend who does this).
> 
> To run unison over ssh, then I think the easiest way would be to install 
> cygwin on both sides and use the cygwin unison package (I presume there 
> is one).
> 
> unison is cool because, unlike rsync, it can sync bidirectionally. A 
> file created/edited/deleted on side A will be replicated to side B, and 
> vice versa.

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