Alternatives to rsync
Julian H. Stacey
jhs at berklix.com
Sat Oct 22 12:22:10 UTC 2016
> From: "reko.turja--- via freebsd-ports" <freebsd-ports at freebsd.org>
> Reply-to: reko.turja at liukuma.net
> Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2016 07:39:45 +0300
"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
> 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.
I've used use /usr/ports/net/rdist6 for decades, similar to but a big
improvement on rdist, rdist was in BSD src/ back I recall in UCB-4.2.
http://www.berklix.com/~jhs/Distfile (also called from ./Makefile)
Julian Stacey, BSD Linux Unix Sys Eng Consultant Munich
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