Thomas Klausner <wiz%NetBSD.org@localhost> writes: > What is the best solution on NetBSD to keep data on three machines in > sync? One may be used as mostly-always available central machine, but > changes may happen on all of them, and I don't want to lose access to > the data if the central machine is not there. > > 1. NFS is not a solution, because the data is only available if the > server is there. > 2. rsync is not the solution because I have to manually check which > machine had the latest changes to the files. > 3. hg/git/... is not the solution because it's inefficient for this > use -- it duplicates the data (I'm interested in binary data, not well > compressible) > 4. afs is not the solution, because I can't get it to work on NetBSD 5. coda almost works well enough, and if you're inclined to play with it you might find it satisfactory. I have been using coda for 10 years and not had any meltdowns from which I could not recover. It's basically AFS with disconnected writes that get reintegrated later. 6. http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/ I don't know enough to comment on suitability, but worth looking at.
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