[TriLUG] Opensource dropbox or box.com & File sync.
Joseph S. Tate
dragonstrider at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 14:02:55 EST 2012
Saw a talk on Tahoe at a PyCon a few years back, but haven't needed to try
it yet. Seems like a FOSS dropbox but you can run it between a group of
friends, or a company network.
https://tahoe-lafs.org/~warner/pycon-tahoe.html is the link to the talk,
which has a link back to the project page.
On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 12:22 PM, Jack Hill <jackhill at jackhill.us> wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Jan 2012, Randy Barlow wrote:
> On 01/20/2012 09:52 AM, Jym Williams Zavada wrote:
>>> I've not used it myself, but I've heard of Coda, a distributed
>>> filesystem with caching for mobile computing. I don't know if it
>>> supports Windows and OS X, though. It's home on the web is
>>> http://www.coda.cs.cmu.edu/ .
>> Is this project actually maintained? I poked in their repo, and it looks
>> like the most recent commit was a year ago, and their docs look like
>> they were written in 2000.
> I'm on their email list and it gets maybe 1 email/month. It could
> definitely use more development, but as far as I know it works* (and the
> original developers use if for their files.) I ended up not using it
> because one of the semantics for allowing transparent offline access is
> that a file is not available until the whole thing has been transferred
> which was not good for large media files.
> *At least on Linux they have an advantage against bitrotting that openafs
> does not have in that the kernel part is in the main kernel tree.
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