From: Conor Daly (conor.daly at domain met.ie)
Date: Mon 13 Aug 2001 - 16:26:01 IST
On Mon, Aug 13, 2001 at 03:54:41PM +0100 or thereabouts, Waider wrote:
> At Monday, 13 August 2001, Conor Daly <conor.daly at domain met.ie> wrote:
> >Interesting thought here...
> >I want to use rsync to generate diffs between two files on two boxes
> >then upload the diffs only to a web server. Something like:
> >rsync foo:foofile bar:foofile > foofile.rdiff
> Hmm. I would've thought the whole point of rsync was to encapsulate
> that process, although I can see what you're trying to do. I use rsync
> to update my own website from a local copy. Thing is, because of the
> way rsync works, you're probably not going to save a whole lot by doing
> something like the above instead of rsyncing directly.
Ah, not being clear again. The final destination for this would be a box
that is off-line so there is no direct method. I'll be stuck in a college
with no net connection for my box so I'll have to download stuff with an M$
box in a classroom and carry it back on floppy or zipdisk.
> Have you considered using CVS for this sort of thing?
Nope, same thing applies, no direct access and I don't have the first clue
about CVS and won't have time to figure it out before I go.
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