[Dirvish] Does Windows rsync work with Dirvish?

Bernd Haug haug at berndhaug.net
Tue Mar 18 03:39:24 UTC 2008


Petcher, Daniel wrote:
> Currently, I mount the drives as samba shares and set the "whole-file: 1"
> parameter to save time, but I hope I can do better.

If you can afford the lack of encryption (and given that you run Samba 
now, you can) you should be able to run standard dirvish as it comes out 
of the box, by using rsh instead of ssh for transport. The cygwin rsh 
daemon worked fine for me, as long as Vista doesn't enter the picture.

Yours, Bernd


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