Kevin Brosius on Thu, 11 Jan 2001 16:07:26 -0500

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Re: [PLUG] ssh mirroring

Jeff Abrahamson wrote:
> I'm looking for something like (but not quite like) weex
> <> or
> <>.
> What I want is something that can scp files as needed to a remote site
> (to which I have ssh access). I want it to remember what's changed and
> only copy what's changed since the last copy.
> If I can use this as a backup mirror by adding gzip and gpg filters,
> that'd be especially cool. But I really just want to make it easy to
> maintain a web site locally and then copy it to the real, public
> server.
> Weex does what I want with ftp, but not ssh. I couldn't find an ssh
> lib that would let me modify weex.
> CPAN has Net::SSH, but it looks like it just does a popen or an open3
> on an ssh process.
> Any thoughts?

rsync?  Also on freshmeat.  Supposed to work across an ssh connection,
although haven't tried it myself.  Just started to use it between a
desktop and a laptop, rather nice.  For simple changes you can tell it
just to compare the file date/time and not verify differences by

Kevin Brosius

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