This is a discussion on Re: Howto: Mac OS X to Windows VM - Tools ; Does Rsync have a listen to changes mode? if it does how do i activate it? I was thinking i use Unison with windows scheduled task to let it run every 15 minutes if thats possible. Matt McCutchen wrote: > ...
Does Rsync have a listen to changes mode? if it does how do i activate it?
I was thinking i use Unison with windows scheduled task to let it run
every 15 minutes if thats possible.
Matt McCutchen wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-04-09 at 17:12 -0500, Rama D. Chavali wrote:
>> I have a mac pro and a windows Vm which I want to keep sync. I tired
>> using other Sync programs but they do not seems to be working. I tend
>> to leave applications running which create their own temp files in its
>> own specific folder, which caused the other sync programs to crash. I
>> tired SyncToy by MS and Unison. I am looking for a bi-directional sync
>> program that runs in the background and syncs any changes caused to the
>> folder. I heard that rsync can slove this problem for me, but I am not
>> sure how.
> For bidirectional synchronization, I would recommend Unison. AFAIK, it
> doesn't have a mode to listen for changes in the background and act on
> them immediately, but you could configure a cron job or scheduled task
> to invoke Unison every few minutes. If you encountered a problem with
> Unison, you can get help via the "mailing list" at
> http://groups.yahoo.com/group/unison-users .
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