[ubuntu-za] Sync folders using git

Josh josholikestofly at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 07:12:30 UTC 2011


On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 7:18 PM, Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal-pc.org> wrote:

> On 02/24/2011 10:25 AM, Daniël Louw wrote:
>
>> Hello All.
>>
>> Being a CS student at university, I tend to do a lot of work on a
>> computer. This work is not done on one machine however.
>> I do work on my home PC, on the PC's in the labs at varsity saving my
>> work to a thumb drive, and on my netbook when I'm sitting under a tree
>> on campus (programming outside, in the sun... Wait what?!)
>>
>
> rsync supports deletion.  It is a bit of a bear to set up, but then it
> works very well.  Just use your laptop to go back and forth.
>
>                        Lee
>
>

Just to second what Lee said - I use rsync to do very similar things with my
desktop, portable hard drives and netbook. It has a feature to delete files
on the destination, not present on the source - I use it and it works well.

Cheers

Josh
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