Re: [dev] backup windows

From: Anders Andersson <>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 22:17:34 +0100

On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 9:33 PM, Ammar James <> wrote:
>> I assume on linux most of you will say rsync sucks least, is that still right?
>> I don't feel great about using cygwin so I'd like to hear your opinions.
> Yes. rsync is still the best choice for this job.

I use Unison. It's very far from suckless. It's good if you actually
require updating the files on both ends, but rsync must be much better
for pure backup. If you're already using Windows, there must be some
GUI for rsync anyway, so you shouldn't need to install cygwin just for
this purpose.
Received on Wed Mar 09 2011 - 22:17:34 CET

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