Re: [dev] backup windows

From: Lukas Fleischer <>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 22:39:47 +0100

On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 07:44:36PM +0000, hiro wrote:
> I currently use ftp to manually backup an important folder from the
> windows laptop to my lunix file server.
> This folder has gotten too big and complicated lately, so I'm
> searching for a windows application to automate this.
> It probably needn't sync, but push (one-way) at least the differences.
> 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.

What kind of files are in that directory? If it's source code and/or
configuration files or maybe even some other kind of plain text files,
you might want to consider using some VCS.

Otherwise, I'd say that rsync is the way to go, yes.
Received on Wed Mar 09 2011 - 22:39:47 CET

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