[TxMt] Best way to edit remote folders?

Brad Choate brad at bradchoate.com
Fri Jan 27 21:47:58 UTC 2006

You can also check out Unison, which is a bidirectional rsync.


Or you could use a version control system like subversion or cvs.


On Jan 27, 2006, at 1:07 PM, Andy Armstrong wrote:

> On 27 Jan 2006, at 20:57, Dev Purkayastha wrote:
>> I guess you use it's Sychronize to make it all work out?
> If you're cool with using the terminal you can set up a couple of  
> scripts to rsync back and forth between the server and your  
> machine. rsync is very efficient at doing incremental syncs so you  
> can set it just to sync the whole directory tree and it'll work it  
> all out.
> Put:
> $ rsync -avz -e ssh /Users/me/project/* user at server.example.com:/ 
> home/www
> and
> Get:
> $ rsync -avz -e ssh user at server.example.com:/home/www/* /Users/me/ 
> project
> If you register your public ssh key with the server you won't have  
> to type a password. It's very easy in practice - just keep a  
> terminal window open and fire off the Get script whenever you want  
> to update your local files to reflect changes on the server and Put  
> when you've made an edit you want to commit to the server.
> -- 
> Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

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