[plug] Filesystems for slow networks

Gregory Orange gregory.orange at metoceanengineers.com
Mon Feb 16 09:50:16 WST 2009

Bernd Felsche wrote:
> William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au> wrote:
>> On Sun, 2009-02-15 at 20:43 +0900, Bernd Felsche wrote:
>>> I have a little project involving file synchronisation between users
>> Unisons still supported as far as I know (am on the mailing list).
>> Wrote a whole lot and realised that you mean either:
>> backing up files for users, or
>> multiple users accessing the same group of files.
>> two different questions with different answers.
> Multiple users of the same (binary) files.
> The additional interaction required by Unison (as I understand it)
> is "onerous" for the users who have trouble finding the "Any Key".
> :-(
> The users expect to be working on a "shared" file; even though it's
> splattered over 5000 km.

I think Unison can be called on the command line with some funky 
options... and that could be scripted. Better check for yourself tho (if 
you're keen), because I've only just started using it, and I have sutck 
with the GUI so far.


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