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Re: workflow idiom to compare zip/tgz with folder subtree
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: Paul <Paul dot Domaskis at gmail dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 16:12:11 +0300
- Subject: Re: workflow idiom to compare zip/tgz with folder subtree
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
> I currently take snapshots of selected portions of a folder subtree using
> zip files. Sometimes, I use command-line zip, but other times I'll use the
> Windows Compressed Zip folder. I find myself frequently unzipping the
> snapshots into temp folders just so that I can use the unix diff utility
> (via cygwin) to see what the differences are with the live folder tree. Is
> there a way to take regular snapshots that I can compare with the live
> folder subtree without having to unpack it? I'm not married to zip.
> However, tar doesn't quite do it. My vague recollection is that it will
> check that the files in a tgz snapshot matches what is in the live folder
> subtree, but it won't report what is in the live folder subtree which isn't
> in the tgz snapshot.
Git, Subversion... basically any sane VCS out there.
With best regards,
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 16:10:42
Sorry for my terrible english...
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