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From Dave Brondsema <d...@brondsema.net>
Subject Re: intelligent file update
Date Mon, 26 Jul 2004 11:34:24 GMT
Diwaker Gupta wrote:
> Most of the time when I regenerate a site, only a few source files
> have changed. However, forrest does not discriminate between updated
> and non-updated files (I mean, just looking at the last modified
> timestamp or maybe checksum type of thing). Consequently, at the time
> of deploying using forrestbot, all files get updated and deployed.
> This is fine for local deployment, however over scp this becomes a
> pain, especially since I have some packaged jar/tar files which are
> *never* going to change.
> 
> Can some kind of intelligent file updation be built into forrest? Just
> based on last modified timestamp perhaps?

http://wiki.apache.org/ant/NewAntFeaturesInDetail/Ssh describes a way to 
speed up scp by caching.  I haven't tried it yet though.

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