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Re: Can scp be used to update a directory?



On Saturday 18 March 2006 15:51, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >Anne
>
> rsync can do that, files get copied by a checksum compare, if they are
> different, than that 64k block is pulled from the src.  If no changes,
> no update.  New files get a full copy.  But you will need scratchpad
> space for the biggest file available to do this.  rsync is pretty
> bulletproof, I've been using it here to make backup dirs of important
> dirs on other machines on my own LAN for several years now.  I have it
> as a cron job & it sends me an email every morning showing what it did.
>
I do a lot of photo-processing and video-processing, which takes up a lot of 
disk space, so I've put a large drive on the remote box and want to collect 
everything together there.  Wouldn't rsync delete files on the remote box 
when I remove them here to make space?

Anne

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