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Re: [vox] simple directory update



On Sat, 26 Jan 2002, Eric Nelson wrote:

> On Saturday 26 January 2002 09:52 pm, you wrote:
> > cp -au /home/en /mnt/home/en
> >
> > This won't however remove files.
> >
> > Perhaps you could write a script (bash or perl)?
> >
> 
> I must be a bit daft. I should have looked at the man page.  Yes it would be 
> a fun perl program.  First do cp -au, then recurse thru the directorys and 
> get rid of any ones that are gone in the source directory.  I just got a 40 
> gig drive, and want to back up directorys across nfs, or even on the same 
> machine, so after the initial copy, this should work to keep the backups 
> fresh, like run it in a cron at 3am.  Thanks ;~)

a little surfing at freshmeat.net and ... 

  unison

!! very nice.

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