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 ;)


> Paul Theodoropoulos
> http://www.anastrophe.com

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