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Re: /home replication on laptop



Big Brother tells me that Christian Rehn wrote:
> Joseph Schlecht writes:
> 
> I use catchup (http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~neilb/oss/catchup/) to
> synchronize my home on the laptop with my home on the PC at work.
> This allows me to modify files on both homes and later synchronize
> them.  Instead of just deleting the old version of a file catchup may
> also save the old file in a special directory.  If the same file is
> modified on both computers catchup does not overwrite the
> modifications but renames one by adding the extension .alt so you can
> solve the conflict manually.
> 
> You may also use rsync or rdist but this allows you only to propagate
> modifications from one PC to another without the advantages of
> catchup.

     Actually, rsync does have options to save files instead of deleting
them by backing them up to special directory or by adding an extension
to them.

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