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Date:      Mon, 07 Dec 2015 22:13:53 +0100
From:      Patrick Hess <patrickhess@gmx.net>
To:        FreeBSD Questions Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Synchronizing directory hierarchies via SFTP
Message-ID:  <13761006.QDN0LtKzYl@desk8.phess.net>

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Hi,

what command-line tool could you recommend if you were in the need
to synchronize a complete directory hierarchy from your local system
to a remote server via SFTP? In the past, I was always able to use
tools like cpdup or rsync for this kind of job, but this time SFTP
is the only game in town.  :-(

I actually had a hard time finding anything useful. The only thing
that came up so far is https://www.csync.org, which compiles fine on
FreeBSD and does exactly what I need. Unfortunately, there doesn't
seem to exist a port yet. There's net/csync2, but that's completely
unrelated to www.csync.org.

So before I go and create a new port for csync, is there anything
similar already available in the ports?

Thanks.

Patrick



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