On Tue, 2004-05-04 at 11:17, Paul Theodoropoulos wrote: > At 09:05 AM 5/4/2004, Rick Romero wrote: > >Can you rsync two directories? > > > >Then you wouldn't really have the downtime... > > i've never used rsync, have never had a need so never looked into it. > > rsync can work while a file system is being actively and aggressively > modified? e.g. user X is checking email every 30 seconds via pop3, their > account receives several new messages per minute - customer checks for new > mail while rsync is running, the pop session moves new messages from > Maildir/new to Maildir/cur - rsync will understand that, even if it happens > while rsync is syncing that part of the filesystem? there's no danger of > winding up with duplicate copies in new and cur?
There's a delete option when you're running a synch. You can delete from source or destination. So if you set delete on destination, the destination should always match the source when it's done. > yeah, i guess these aren't vpopmail questions. <shrug> :) > but anyway, that's not specifically the issue i was asking about. i > actually don't want to move the largest domains to the new filer - by > leaving most of their data where it is, i can balance load better across > more spindles, as opposed to moving all data to the new filer. Ohh. for some reason I was thinking single drive -> RAID.. Yeah, then whatever ;) Rick > > Paul Theodoropoulos > http://www.anastrophe.com