On Tue, Jul 15, 2003 at 05:48:01PM +0200, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > > Hi there, > > > Need to set up scp to copy only newer files and directories between two > > computers. > > > > The basic setup is like: > > scp -pr [EMAIL PROTECTED]:" host2:/dir > > > > What would be a suitable "find command" here? > > Erm, newer than *what*? find needs a file as a comparison parameter to > detetermine whether another file is newer than it or not. I assume you > mean you want to copy only files from host1 to host2 which exist on both > machines, with host1 potentially holding newer versions that should get > synchronized to host2. > > Before you break your neck with (absolutely well possible) scripting > solutions, I suggest you have a look at rsync, which uses SSH for > transport by default now as well. > Or maybe check out rdiff-backup, of which a port has just been submitted > (AFAIK) if a backup is what you're after: > > http://rdiff-backup.stanford.edu/ >
Well, I tried both the standford tarballs and the ports' stuff. Both fail with this. Does anybody know what I need to do to fix this? ...Before I scrounge around in the code, that is... . thanks guys. gary ===> Building for librsync-0.9.5.1 cd . && automake --gnu --include-deps Makefile Makefile.am:21: `#' comment at start of rule is unportable Makefile.am:22: `#' comment at start of rule is unportable Makefile.am:23: `#' comment at start of rule is unportable Makefile.am:24: `#' comment at start of rule is unportable automake: configure.in: required file `./depcomp' not found /usr/local/share/automake/am/depend2.am: AMDEP does not appear in AM_CONDITIONAL /usr/local/share/automake/am/depend2.am: AMDEP does not appear in AM_CONDITIONAL /usr/local/share/automake/am/depend2.am: AMDEP does not appear in AM_CONDITIONAL /usr/local/share/automake/am/lang-compile.am: AMDEP does not appear in AM_CONDITIONAL gmake: *** [Makefile.in] Error 1 *** Error code 2 Stop in /usr/ports/net/librsync. *** Error code 1 -- Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.thought.org Public service Unix _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"