Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 35723
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2005/1/14-17 [Computer/SW/Unix, Computer/SW/OS/OsX] UID:35723 Activity:kinda low
1/14    I want the 2 Macs in my home to share files.  Is NFS the fastest and
        most reliable way?  (I heard bad things about AFP.)
        \_ OS X NFS doesn't really work.  What "bad things" did you hear about
           AFP?  -tom
           \_ ssh is broken over AFP, at least if done through the Finder
              \_ just curious, why and how do you do ssh over AFP? - op
           \_ I heard that AFP is slow and broadcast endlessly "i am here, are
              u?"  On the plus side,  probably only AFP can preserve all Apple-
              centric file attributes.  Please correct me if I am wrong.  tnx.
              \_ AppleTalk broadcasts "i am here", AFP does not. You do
                 not need AppleTalk in order to use AFP on OS X. OS X
                 uses a TCP/IP based AFP client/server.
        \_ I use AFP (w/o ssh) btwn my iBook and my G5 on a regular basis.
           It works well even when my iBook connects via Airport. Finder
           might hang a bit when you are copying files to the AFP volume
           and you try to open a folder you don't already have open.
           I wouldn't recommend NFS. Other than no forked file support
           and screwing up finder icons, sometimes NFS will on OS X may
           corrupt files.
           Another possibility is use smb (you can turn on windows file
           sharing in the sharing control panel/preference pane).
           If you just want to mirror files btwn two Macs rsync[_hfs] and
           ssh work pretty well as does cvs.
           \_ Is rsync_hfs related to rsyncX?
              \_ Yes.  rsync_hfs is the patched version of rsync that is
                 the command line core of rsyncX.  Although rsyncX is
                 said to be open source, I was only able to locate the source
                 for rsync_hfs.  Perhaps it is deliberately so.  BTW rsync_hfs
                 supposedly causes data loss if used only on one side.
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