[pmwiki-users] Re: Offline editing

chr at home.se chr at home.se
Tue Sep 20 16:15:34 CDT 2005

On Tue, 20 Sep 2005, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 20, 2005 at 06:18:11PM +0100, mast at ssl.co.uk wrote:
> > Is anyone else in the situation I am where it would be very convenient
> > to update wiki pages using a laptop when not online to the "live"
> > wiki?
> > 
> > I can run a copy of the wiki on my laptop and carry out updates. I
> > imagine I could use rsync to update the "live" wiki from my offline
> > copy. Rsync could be invoked such that it didn't overwrite any pages
> > that had been changed on the "live" wiki. I'd need to sort out any
> > conflicts by hand.
> > 
> > There might be a better approach. Has anyone any experience of working
> > in this way?
> Rsync is a reasonable option.

You could also have a look at 'unison' [1]. I think it'd be better suited
for this - easier to interactively determine what files should be


[1] http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/

Christian Ridderström, +46-8-768 39 44               http://www.md.kth.se/~chr

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