On Fri, 2005-06-10 at 23:39 +0200, Morten Albrigtsen wrote: > Hi everyone. > > This is my first mail on the list. > > I am working alot with web development, and after a pretty good while > doing my regular sftp's to my servers, I am getting tired. > > GNOME is wonderful, and suit my daily needs perfect. It is fast, > realiable, and really productive to use. I've been using GNOME since the > 1.3 release, and I'm stunned over the rapid development of the project. > > One thing that would increase ( at least my ) productivity even more, > would be a simple way to sync my local web site folders, with the ones > online. Since I prefer developing pages offline, on my local httpd, and > then upload them, there is often a little difference on the > online/offline version of the sites, and it does kind of throw me back > and forward... ( Fix a bug online, forget to make the change offline, > create a new feature offline, upload it, BUG IS BACK...) > > > I was thinking about writing some kind of applet, where I could click > sync - select a configuration - and then the system would use ssh to > sync the local files and directories with the remote ones, ( to my > servers running rsync ). I thought about using glade to accomplish this, > but I googled a little first, and found this thread on the list > archive: > http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gnome-network-list/2004-March/msg00000.html > > I thought to myself, why reinvent the wheel? ;-) > > So I am a little interested in the progress of the gnome-sync, I have > poor experience with interface programming, since most of my work is > based on Web/database applications ( php/mysql ). > gnome-sync is dead, but that doesn't mean we can't have that tool, although it would need a different approach. Either we commit to multisync (http://multisync.sf.net) or write a Nautilus plugin that, once you select a directory, it offers an option in the popup menu to synchronize with a remote/local directory.
> My idea of concept, is a really simple configuration app, like the > "folder sharing" introduced in 2.10 ( I think it was 2.10? ) > Then use some kind of applet on the panel to access the different > configurations. Using ssh is a great alternative, since it provides a > fast and secure transfer of files. There might be a little problem for > those who only have FTP access to their sites, but there should be > possible to create something using FTP as well. What we need is > something general that everybody can use, despite of mean ISP's not > providing ssh. ( Unfortuneatly not everybody administrate their own > servers. ) > > So, what kind of frameworks whould an app like this use? Is there > anything like this avaible in the world of GNOME, or do we have to > create it? > > Long post, but lets hope I got it clear ( english is not my native > language as you see ;-) ) > > If anyone has a good idea on HOW to solve this, I could try to make a > sample application, and we'll se if it works. > I think the nautilus plug-in thing is the best. I haven't used much multisync though, so not sure if that would be better. -- Rodrigo Moya <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> _______________________________________________ gnome-network-list mailing list email@example.com http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gnome-network-list