[olug] xcopy equivalent

Bill Brush bbrush at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 03:02:10 UTC 2005

Rsync is designed to do exactly what you want, but as far as I know
it's strictly a one-way sync.


On 9/27/05, Jake Churchill <jachurchill at cox.net> wrote:
> I have 2 boxes both running SuSE 9.3.  At work I use xcopy to sync data over
> our network.  Is there a way to do that with Linux using scp or anything
> else?  I read the man pages for scp and it didn't seem possible.  The main
> reason I want something like xcopy is because I don't want to copy the
> entire directory tree every time, I just want to copy new or changed files
> and xcopy allows that, scp doesn't (as far as I can tell).
> Does anyone know a way to sync drives in linux and only copy new or changed
> files?

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