Is there any module/utility like 'rsync' in python

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Fri Apr 23 02:55:13 CEST 2010


In article <4bbecc4e$0$8850$c3e8da3 at news.astraweb.com>,
Steven D'Aprano  <steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au> wrote:
>On Thu, 08 Apr 2010 23:22:46 -0700, hiral wrote:
>> 
>> Is there any module/utility like 'rsync' in python.
>
>http://code.activestate.com/recipes/577022-rsync-algorithm-in-python/
>
>but you probably aren't going to beat the performance and reliability of 
>your platform's rsync utility. Chances are that your best approach will 
>be to call it using the subprocess module.

Depends on what your goal is.  My company uses a homegrown librsync
wrapper similar to the aforementioned
http://freshmeat.net/projects/pysync/
because we're up/downloading files over HTTP.
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