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Old 02-15-2008
how to sync remote folders without overwriting

Hi,

I need to sync 2 remote folders so i setup with rsync which is working very fine. But, there comes another requirement to maintain multiple versions of files on destination (NOT to overwrite the destination file).

If there is difference between source file and destination file, it must create new file on destination (e.g., file.1 , file.2 etc.) but not overwrite the existing one.

Is it possible with rsync? or do i need to go for any other solution? Pls advise me.

TIA
Prvn
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Old 02-15-2008
rsync will not do what you need. The destination will be a copy of the source. No duplications or new filenames allowed. rsync will delete as well as copy and update files.
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Old 02-16-2008
Thank you Jim for your response.

If rsync can't do, is there any other alternative?

Pl suggest


Thanks
Prvn

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