backing up windows files to linux host
shaw.alec at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 09:46:02 MDT 2008
Greg Warner wrote:
> I have a dreamhost account that has 500gb+ of space to which I'd like to
> backup the contents of my "My Documents" folder on a windows machine.
> Currently, I'm using the scripting features of WinSCP to do it. It works
> well, but the connection drops randomly at times (usually in the middle of a
> large file), it makes no attempt to automatically reconnect, and when I
> reconnect manually it doesn't really pick up where it left off. (I'm not
> sure if it will ever go back and finish the file).
> I've also read of cwRsync as being a viable option.
> Anybody have any experience with this?
I like unison to backing up code directory trees. It allows you to
specify files to ignore by path name or
extension (e.g. *.o *.obj). The interface is interactive and you can
skip files and also select the direction
of copy. It only shows the changed file in the interactive list
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