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Re: Multi user?


The problem with unison is that it is no longer actively developed. And
beside that an automatic syncing method would probably be better for the
average user.

Com os melhores cumprimentos,
João Miguel Cardoso Santos

2012/3/1 <hansbkk@xxxxxxxxx>

> I am of the opinion that just like version control, Zim is best served by
> hooking into third-party best of breed tools for specialized functions like
> this. DokuWiki for example tries to do this, but I would turn it off if I
> could, as I keep my DW source files in VCS. If the bzr hook functionality
> were extended to work with other DVCS, and simply allowed the user to point
> to his preferred diff/merge tools, I think that would be better than trying
> to code this functionality into the program itself.
> I have used Unison for over a dozen years to allow for n-way sync'ing of
> folder trees, from small branches to whole filesystems.
> It is cross-platform open-source, virtually bulletproof, rides on SSH for
> security, allows for hub-and-spoke or mesh topologies, and regards to the
> specific topic here, allows the user to specify what diff/merge tools s/he
> wants to use to resolve conflicts.
> Regarding such tools, my choice in mswin is Winmerge, better than anything
> I've worked with on other platforms. Highly recommended for those looking
> to share between users or just for users sharing between multiple computers
> and/or drives if they don't need the version control aspect, just the
> sync'ing and don't trust third-party-controlled cloud services.
> The Unison documentation is quite extensive and points to the options
> needed to account for the differences<http://www.cis.upenn.edu/%7Ebcpierce/unison/download/releases/stable/unison-manual.html#merge>between how diff/merge tools handle their temp files. IMO those sponsoring
> the bounty should discuss such an approach.
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