backing up windows files to linux host

Alec Shaw 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?
>
> Greg
>
>   
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

Alec
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