Well, the mac pro is set up that it had 2 shared drives that the windows
connects to. like so. Mac Pro > Raid & Share < Windows VM. the mac
pro holds the files and the windows vm works with the files.

I was under the assumption that rsync does bi-directional syncing.
- Rama,

Michal Suchanek wrote:
> On 11/04/2008, David Miller wrote:
>
>> On Apr 9, 2008, at 3:12 PM, Rama D. Chavali wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> 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. Can
>> any one be of hlep to me?
>>
>>> - Rama
>>>
>>>

>> Why not have a common share point to save your work to? If you are using
>> VMware or Parallels you can share your Macs home folder with windows through
>> the the VM software. We have lots of users who do this. It makes backups
>>

>
> However, if you use VirtualBox you cannot. Sadly VirtualBox is easy to
> start with but it's hard to do much more than demonstrating it works.
> Your virtual machine is very well isolated from the host, the best bet
> is to mount a share from a remote server on both (or from your host if
> it happens to be a server).
>
>
> Note: if you use VirtualBox on another platform you might have more
> options but on OSX many things just do not work (yet?).
>
> Thanks
>
> Michal
>

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