[OS X TeX] Keeping TeX installations synchronized between machines

Claus Gerhardt gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Tue Jan 12 01:10:20 CET 2010

There is a GUI for rsync with some predefined scripts. A detailed description of the possible options is contained in the man pages.

The predefined scripts can be easily customized or copied and modified.

I am using rsync for keeping my MacBook Pro in sync with my Mac Pro.



On Jan 12, 2010, at 0:14, Loren Spice wrote:

> Alain Schremmer wrote:
> > Curious as ever, I checked a bit. The OS X front end is arRSync and I  
> > might try it one of these days but not now as I already have two  
> > backup systems, an old Retrospect and CCC.
> At the beginning of my time on the Mac, I tried RsyncX.  I remember it as about the middle of the road as far as the steepness of its learning curve.  There's a reasonable step-by-step guide to its use at http://www.egg-tech.com/mac_backup.
> However, the project seems to be dead.  Does anyone know if it lives on in some form?  Did it perhaps *become* arRsync?  (Their front page at http://arrsync.sourceforge.net is quite sparse!)
> Loren
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