rsync, which files where moved?

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Old 02-10-2008
rsync, which files where moved?

I am using rsync to make sure that my folder "local" mirrors the remote directory "remote". When a file is copied from "remote" to "local", I need to apply a bash script to it. What would be a neat way to do that?


ps: is there a way to edit the title of the thread (I am a bit ashamed of the "where" instead of "were"?

Last edited by JCR; 02-10-2008 at 12:20 PM..
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Old 02-10-2008
Ok, I follow you right, you want to mirror all the files from remote to local (not sure if changes to local need to go remote though). After you rsync you want to (do something) to all the files individually that had been changed (lets say perhaps you want to dos2unix them). Well obviously after you dos2unix them, and you run rsync again your going to mirror all those files again since you changed them which is a problem.

Assuming you know this and are copying the files elsewhere after being proicessed, rather that using rsync's --out-format or --log-format and then grinding on that you can simply something akin to this, as long as the timestamps aren't being copied over and your just using size/crc to do the mirror.

rsync --opts SOURCE TARGET
find TARGET -type f --newer TEMPFILE --exec BASHSCRIPT "{}" ";"

Last edited by Yogesh Sawant; 12-10-2010 at 05:16 AM.. Reason: added code tags
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Old 02-10-2008
Java Copying files to remote machine using rsync

sciprtfile | tee filename.log

this will copy the output into a file


scriptfile | mail -s "backup files"

Last edited by balapobi; 02-10-2008 at 02:55 PM..
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Old 02-10-2008
Originally Posted by balapobi
Hi there is an another script, create a ssh-key and import that key in remote machine, run this script in local machine. Your files get copied in remote machine.


run this script...
Copying doesn't seem to be the issue, processing the changes is.
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Old 02-11-2008

Thanks for the idea. I added a sleep 1 between the creation of the temp file and the rsync call because it seems to me that the -newer means strictly newer.
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Old 02-11-2008
Originally Posted by JCR

Thanks for the idea. I added a sleep 1 between the creation of the temp file and the rsync call because it seems to me that the -newer means strictly newer.
Yeah, the find syntax and my tired mind was probably an issue too.
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