Alternatives to rsync
dewaynegeraghty at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 06:56:20 UTC 2016
On 14 October 2016 at 17:01, Franco Fichtner <franco at lastsummer.de> wrote:
> > On 14 Oct 2016, at 7:54 AM, Eduardo Morras via freebsd-ports <
> freebsd-ports at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > Sorry for commenting on this reply to Greg to answer Shane Ambler, I
> > joined maillist today.
> > On Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:26:03 +1100
> > Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> >> On Thursday, 13 October 2016 at 18:13:39 +1030, Shane Ambler wrote:
> >>> 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.
> >>> sysutils/cpdup provides similar functionality to rsync and is bsd
> >>> licensed.
> > cpdup in ports comes from old matt dillon pages and is version1.18.
> > DragonflyBSD has version 1.32 at  and compiles with low effort on
> > FreeBSD.
> If there is interest in updating the port we should do it. I can talk
> to Matt, see if he is willing to release an updated portable version
> with required build fixes (if any).
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Franco, That's probably a good idea as the cpdup homepage has source for
Could we be so lucky to include extended attributes and MAC labels in cpdup?
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