Alternatives to rsync

Shane Ambler FreeBSD at ShaneWare.Biz
Thu Oct 13 07:48:52 UTC 2016

On 13/10/2016 15:09, reko.turja--- via freebsd-ports wrote:
> One of my users is needing rsync like functionality to transfer changed
> contents of some directories between couple of machines. As rsync 3
> isn't open source, but GPL3 it's out of question in order to keep the
> system untainted.
> The software should be relatively lightweight - no fullblown
> mirroring/backup is needed. Also hints how to achieve similar ends using
> maybe tar/ssh might do.
> -Reko

sysutils/cpdup provides similar functionality to rsync and is bsd licensed.

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